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Stephanomeria cichoriacea

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Stephanomeria cichoriacea
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Stephanomeria cichoriacea

Species Name: Stephanomeria cichoriacea
Common Name: Tejon Milk Aster

Excellent accent plant for drought tolerant gardens. Found only in Southern California; Has pink, daisy-like flowers. Beautiful and Tough!

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-4'h X 3'w
Growth Habit: Multi stems, can develop woody base
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to part sun
Soil Preference: Sandy or Rocky
Water Requirements: Dry
Cold Hardy to: To 15 degrees
Flower Season: August to October
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: South Coast Ranges, South Coast, Channel Islands, Transverse Ranges
Natural Habitat: Dry rocky slopes below 6500'

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  • Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.
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