Plant family: Asteraceae - Sunflower
Plant type: Shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California
Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand
Attracts Wildlife, Salt Tolerant
This sun-loving evergreen bush is native to the sand dunes and coastal hillsides from Los Angeles to the San Francisco Bay. Sunny yellow clusters of daisy-like flowers appear throughout the fall. Reaching a height of only 3 ft with a 4 ft spread, which makes it a nice addition to a smaller garden or border. Plant in well draining soil in full sun to light shade. As it is drought tolerant give it only occasional or infrequent watering. Provides late season source of nectar for butterflies and attracts pollinators. Tolerant of salt spray and said to be deer resistant.
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