Encelia californica (bush sunflower)
California brittlebush, California bush sunflower
A fast growing bushy, sprawling perennial shrub that grows to 5 feet high and 7 feet wide. It is a member of the coastal sage plant community at the shoreline. It can also be found on inland foothills in the Transverse and Peninsular Ranges. This plant has yellow daisy like flowers that bloom February through June.
-Part shade, sun
-Sand, rocky, loam or well drained soils
-Attracts bees and butterflies
-Hardy to 30 degrees