Kumeyaay - miltii'aaw
A perennial shrub that grows up to ten feet tall and twenty feet wide. The flowers have white crinkled petals with a yellow center and bloom May through July. Initially difficult to establish but once happy it will run underground to form dense stands whose bare stems are best cut back to three to four inches above the ground in late fall to early winter.
- Plant in full sun
- Best in well drained dry, rocky, or sandy soil. In heavy soils it can be difficult to establish.
- Drought tolerant
- Hardy up to 0 degrees
- Attracts bees, birds ,and butterflies
- Native to California