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Layia platyglossa

Layia platyglossa
Neatly structured almost-bloom
Common name tidytips
Family asteraceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers yellow/white
Size 14-18"
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Species native to the central coast and valley of California. Produces masses of daisy-type flowers with white-tipped yellow petals and darker yellow centers. Appreciates a rich soil, but is fairly drought-tolerant when established.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '19/'20 exchange. Baggy 70F (~67%G, 4d)

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