Difference between revisions of "Encelia farinosa"

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:'''Plant Type:''' Shrub
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:'''Height by Width:''' 3-5' H x 4' W
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, dense
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant
:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant

Revision as of 17:36, 14 April 2010

Species Name: Encelia farinosa
Common Name: Brittlebush or Incienso

Profuse bloomer! Soft, gray-white foliage. Tough and beautiful. Dried resin used as incense. Excellent high desert plant found locally in Palm Springs, Joshua Tree and Anza Borrego State Parks.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-5' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Upright, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Southeastern California, adjacent to Peninsular Range and Desert.
Natural Habitat: Coastal scrub, stony desert hillsides to 3,500'

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.