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Encelia ventorum

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Species Name: Encelia ventorum
Common Name: Baja Bush Sunflower

Fast growing, endemic Encelia from Baja. Recommended for tall informal screen. Excellent for wildlife. Garden tolerant.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3-5' H x 3-5' W
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Baja (west of Punta Prieto-Scammon's Lagoon)
Natural Habitat: Coastal Maritime Scrub, Coastal bluffs, cliffs, dunes, flats, gentle slopes near coast

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