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Perityle incana

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Perityle incana
Perityle incana

Species Name: Perityle incana
Common Name: Guadalupe Island Rock Daisy

Dependable plant with attractive silver foliage that contrasts beautifully with darker foliage of Ceanothus and Rhamnus. Panicles of bright yellow flowers shroud the plant in spring. Recommended for butterfly gardens.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 5' W
Growth Habit: Dense, mounding
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Coast: full sun; Inland: part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: February - June
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Baja California (Guadalupe Island)
Natural Habitat: Found in washes or canyons

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