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NICE Summer Plant of the Season

Frogfruit: Flowering Groundcover and Butterfly Caterpillar Host

Frogfruit, Phyla nodiflora (Lippia nodiflora), also called Texas Frogfruit, or Sawtooth Frogfruit, is a member of the verbena family. Frogfruit is a rapid grower and an excellent long-lived perennial groundcover. It can be used as a lawn substitute in areas that receive only light foot traffic. It is evergreen in warm years, but it is sensitive to frost and will go dormant in hard winters.

To learn more view: Plant Information Sheet