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Frog Fruit

Phyla nodiflora


Height - 6 inches

Width - 1 foot


Full sun, part or full shade

Plant Type

Native perennial, groundcover

Other common names

Texas Frogfruit,
Turkey Tangle Fogfruit


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Save Water   Low to medium water required
More Color   Tiny white flowers from spring until fall
Attract Wildlife   Bees and butterflies love the flowers
Reduce Maintenance   Is a tough, hassle-free native groundcover
Texas Tough    Turns red/purple and goes dormant during the winter

Interesting Facts

This plant is a great groundcover for shady areas under trees, and in between stepping stones where grass does not grow.  Tolerates quite a bit of foot traffic, so may also be used as a lawn replacement.  With a warmer winter, Frog Fruit may remain green year-round.

Frog Fruit in Frisco

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