Encelia californica

Encelia californica

Bush sunflower

  • A bushy, sprawling shrub reaching up to 4.5 feet in height
  • Has many thin branches covered in widely spaced green leaves which are a rounded diamond shape
  • Solitary flower heads are daisy-like
  • Blooms from February to June, and attracts butterflies, bees, and other insects
  • Very fast growing and easy to grow
  • Can become invasive and choke out other plants
  • Semi-summer deciduous

Photo (c) James Bailey – some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)



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