Damiantia Daisy

Chrysactinia mexicana

Low mounds finely textured needle like leaves present a rich emerald color. From spring to fall it is blanketed with bright yellow flowers. A rabbit resistant native of the desert Southwest. Drought and heat resistant. Prefers well drained soils of marginal fertility. Ideal for xeriscape gardens, dryland native and wild gardens, and in conjunction with succulents. Makes a fine groundcover. Perennial. Moderate growing to 12 in. tall, 2 ft. wide.
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Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationkris-ak-TIN-ee-uh meks-ih-KAY-nuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 12 in. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.
Key FeatureLong Bloom Season

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general-purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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