PlantsThymophylla→Dahlberg Daisy (Thymophylla tenuiloba)

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Botanical names:
Thymophylla tenuiloba Accepted
Dyssodia tenuiloba Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: Less than 12 inches, typically more like 6.
Plant Spread: For one plant, about 6-8 inches.
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: Described as "terpene-like"
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets

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Posted by sheryl (Hot, hot, hot, Feenix, AZ - Zone 9b) on Apr 18, 2013 2:01 PM

This plant is commonly known by a number of names, and there is some controversy as to its scientific name - T. tenuiloba may actually be T.pentachaeta. Regardless, Golden Fleece is a reseeding, short-lived perennial in zones 9-11. Elsewhere it is a popular annual. Its dainty appearance belies its toughness; this is an excellent choice for hot, dry areas. The tiny, bright yellow, daisy-shaped blooms are offset by delicate, ferny foliage. It thrives in poorer soil but requires excellent drainage.

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