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Layia platyglossa

Family: Asteraceae

Common name: TIDY TIPS

Native to: California

Plant

Type: annual

Forms: erect, prostrate, rosette

Max height: 1 foot

Max width: 1.75 feet

Flower

secondary color present, yellow

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, specific butterfly species

Plant features: naturalizes, self-sows

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil types: clay, wide range

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry

Butterflies that feed on this plant