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Brittlebush will be starting to bloom soon so we thought this would be a good one to share…

  • Common Name: Brittlebush
  • Botanical Name: Encelia farinosa
  • Native Distribution:  Sonoran, Mojave deserts
  • Hardiness: 25°
  • Sun: Reflected sun
  • Water: Very low
  • Growth (rate, size and form): Fast, 3 x 4, mounding
  • Foliage (e/d, color, texture): Evergreen, silvery gray, medium texture
  • Flowers (color & season): Yellow daisy like, winter to spring
  • Comments (litter, thorns, allergenic): Low litter, no thorns
  • Special Features (wildlife, other): Good for naturalistic landscapes.  Seeds attract birds.

 

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