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Thymophylla pentachaeta (Golden Dogweed)

Thymophylla pentachaeta
Golden Dogweed, Golden Pectis, Golden Cinchweed, Camphor Weed

This short-lived, herbaceous mounding perennial is native to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and northern Mexico. Mounds of fragrant, lacy, bright green leaves are almost hidden by clusters of tiny gold daisy-like flowers in the warm months. Plant it in full sun and well-drained soil. This plant can reseed readily, but is easy to control if desired. An excellent plant for butterfly gardens, it provides both nectar and food for larvae.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zone Zone 7 (0° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast
Height 1 (ft)
Spread 1 (ft)
Spacing 6" - 8" (in)
Characteristics Dwarf, Fragrant, Great Foliage, Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Edging, Ground Covers, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN
Image by: MSWN

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