Encelia californica (bush sunflower)
California bush sunflower
A fast growing California native shrub that grows to four feet high and seven 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, full sun
-Sand, rocky, loam or well drained soils
- Water once a month after the first year
-Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies
-Hardy to 30 degrees