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California Encelia, Bush Sunflower

Encelia californica

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Encelia (en-SEE-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: californica (kal-ih-FOR-nik-uh) (Info)



Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


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Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer


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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

La Jolla, California

Lake San Marcos, California

Long Beach, California

Malibu, California

San Diego, California

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.