Dichondra Repens | Dewdrop lawn | KidneyWeed | Wonder lawn

Dichondra Repens is a prostrate, herbal and small flowering plant. Ordinarily, in Australia, these flowers are own as kidney weeds. In New Zealand, people call it Mercury Bay weed. These flowers are often growing in woodland, forest and grasslands etc. Moreover, these flowers are found in lawns as common weeds.

Perennial Herbs:

Kidney Grass is a perennial herb that contains deep roots that develop at nodes. Interestingly the leaves of this plant are just like the shape of a kidney.  Leaf’s base is in heart shape and is covered with little hairs. There is no specific time of these flowers blooming. These beautiful yellow flowers can grow anytime throughout the year.

Cmmon Name:

Dichondra repen has many other unique names such as:

Dewdrop lawn


Wonder lawn

Mercury Bay weed

Scientific Name: It’s scientific name is Dichondra repens

Family: The family of dichondra repen is    Convolvulaceae

Genus: Dichondra

Species: D. repens

Plant Type: These beautiful flowers can cover large grounds.

Flower Colour: Dichondra repens grows in green and yellow colour.

Flowering Time: These flowers can grow any time in the year.

Soil Type: This plant can be planted in sandy, clay or loamy soil.

Places To grow: These flowers make the courtyard, coastal garden, poolside attractive.

Climate Zone: Mercury Bay weed can tolerate cool, warm sub-tropical and tropical climate zonTyp

Light: This plant can beat heavy shades, light shades.

Growth Pattern: Dewdrop lawn is largely spreading flowers and remains evergreen.

Plant benefits: Dichondra are ideal to use as the alternative to the lawn and cover grounds perfectly.

Frequently Asked Question:

How to take care of Kidney weed?

In hot climates, it is crucial to water this plant on regular basis. First, let the plant dry before watering it. Place it in sunny areas.

How often dichondra  grows?

These flowers can grow as perennial flowers in hot regions. In cold regions dichondra, repen can grow annually.

Is KidneyWeed poisonous?

According to the research, these flowers are not toxic.


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