Plant Profile

Plant Profile

Encelia farinosa
desert sunflower

  • enceliafarinosa

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Yellow sunflower perennial with silver foliage. Can cut back when flowering is done and get another set of flowers.

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Plant Facts & Observations

Identification

Botanical Name

Encelia farinosa

Common Name

desert sunflower

Origin

California Native

Characteristics

Plant Type

Perennial

Growth Rate

Fast growth rate

Mature Size

3 tall × 3 wide

Flower Color

Yellow

Blooming Season

Flowers Spring / Summer

Foliage

Evergreen

Wildlife Value

Bees, Butterflies, Songbirds

Climactic Requirements

Light

Full Sun

Water

Drought Tolerant / Occasional
Availability

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