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Encelia californica

Common name coast sunflower, California brittlebush
Family asteraceae
Life cycle perennial (Z9-10)
Flowers yellow (spring)
Size 3-5'
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil; drought-tolerant
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Evergreen subshrub native to California and Arizona covered in yellow daisy flowers in spring.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: left fence border, left fence nursery area

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '22/'23 exchange. Baggy 70F (73%G, 4-8d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (43%G, 5-9d)

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