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Galphimia glauca

Galphimia glauca

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English Names: Gold shower, Galphimia, Shower of gold, Thryallis.

Galphimia glaucais a perennial shrub native to Mexico and Central America that has been introduced in tropical and sub-tropical warm regions to be used as a medicinal and ornamental plant. Thespecies has escaped from cultivation and can be found naturalized in grasslands, disturbed sites and along roadsides.

Use: G. glaucais often cultivated as an ornamental and hedge plant, and is also used as a medicinal herb.

Height: Up to 2-3 meters.

Difficulty to Grow: Easy to grow

Care: It is very susceptible to water lopping. Trim the height of the plant and to maintain a good shape.

Sunlight:Full sun

Soil:well-drained soils with pH 5.6 to 7.5. It does well in dry sandy soils.

Water:Medium

Fertilizer:Apply any organic fertilizer

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
Amarjeet Singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.
https://www.cabi.org/isc/abstract/20123381636

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