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Encelia farinosa (Brittlebush)

Encelia farinosa
Brittlebush, Brittle Bush, Goldhills, Incienso, Encelia farinosa var. farinosa, Encelia farinosa var. phenicodonta, Encelia farinosa var. radians

This fast-growing, mounding shrub occurs in sandy and gravelly soils in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico. Large gray leaves contrast with the bright yellow daisy-like flowers produced in the spring. Excess watering will produce large, short-lived plants. Plant in full sun and reflected heat and provide good drainage.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Winter
Growth Rate Fast
Height 2' - 4' (ft)
Spread 2' - 4' (ft)
Spacing 48" (in)
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
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