Name: Zexmenia
Height: 2-3′
Width/Spread: 2.5′
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: SE
Seasonal Interest: Summer/Fall
Color/Feature: Golden yellow
Maintenance: It may be cut back by half in July to re-shape or promote denser growth.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Wedelia hispida (W. acapulcensis var.
hispida, Zexmenia hispida)
Root hardy into zone 7, where it dies to the ground and returns in mid spring. Referred to by some gardeners as a “miracle plant” because of its versatility, cold and drought tolerance and long season good looks.


Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.