Plant family: Brassicaceae - Mustard
Plant type: Annual, Sub-shrub
Plant origin: N/A, California
Chaparral, Coastal Strand
Sand, Sandy Loam
Attracts Wildlife, Good for Cut Flowers, Good in Containers
This bright, cheery native sunflower can be an annual, biennial, or perennial depending on conditions.It will stay about 1 ft.tall and has orange to orange-red, fragrant flowers from March - July, (longer with water), Plant in sun to part shade, preferably in sandy soil. It will survive on very little water but also tolerate some regular garden watering . We grow this plant because of its value for butterfly gardens colorful as well as its flowers.
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