Family: Asteraceae | Genus: LINDHEIMERA texana
type : Annuals
sun exposure : Full Sun
water : Drought Tolerant
planting zones : US (Upper South) / Zone 6, MS (Middle South) / Zone 7, LS (Lower South) / Zone 8, CS (Coastal South) / Zone 9, TS (Tropical South) / Zone 10, TS (Tropical South) / Zone 11
Plant Details

This rugged Texas native forms a basal rosette of coarse, tapered leaves that reach 23 inches long. Thick, hairy stems rise 12 feet tall and are topped by star-shaped, yellow flowers to 1 inches across. Blooms profusely from March through May, providing early color for wildflower gardens. Spent petals drop cleanly. Does best in dryish, sandy or rocky soil. Space plants about 1 feet apart.

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