Psilocarphus tenellus

Wooly Heads

Plant family: Asteraceae - Sunflower


Plant type: Groundcover

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color White
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 0-1 feet
Spread 5-10 feet
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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Sand, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Fire Resistance, Good in Containers, Lawn Substitute

Plant Highlights

The wooly Heads plant is a small, low growing groundcover that frequents marshes and cayon water sources. It has small, round leaves that are aloe-like, and tuny white, cluster-like flowers with pink in the middle. The plant needs some summer water, and a little shade when first planting. They can be found in the coastal ranges attracting bees and other pollinators. can be used aa a groundcover or plant to fill in small spaces under larger plants.

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