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Venegasia carpesioides 'Estrella'

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Species Name: Venegasia carpesioides 'Estrella'
Common Name: Estrella Canyon Sunflower

Similar to the species but with slightly larger flowers. This is an under-appreciated perennial that blooms in dry shady spots, such as under native oaks. Also accepts sun and water. Very versatile.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3-6' H x 3-6' W
Growth Habit: Upright, generally multi branching
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Winter/Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Outer South Coast Range, Southwest, Baja
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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