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Layia platyglossa

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Layia platyglossa
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Layia platyglossa
Layia platyglossa
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Layia platyglossa
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Layia platyglossa

Species Name: Layia platyglossa
Common Name: Tidy Tips

A spring annual with yellow and white daisy-like flowers on top of long stalks. Seeds germinate with winter rain and need no supplemental water. If transplanted from seedlings, plants should be watered occasionally.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Annual
Height by Width: 1' H x 6 in. W
Growth Habit: Tall, upright
Deciduous/Evergreen:
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow and white
Endangered?:
Distribution: Northwest, Great Valley, Central West, South West
Natural Habitat: Common in many habitats

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References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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