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Damianita Daisy

Chrysactinia mexicana

Mature Height*: 

1-2 ft

Mature Width*: 

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone Range:

8 to 11

Hardy to: 

5°F

Water Requirements: 

Drought Tolerant

Shade Requirements:

Full Sun

Native to:

High deserts of southwest US and northern Mexico.

Native to the south facing, rocky slopes of New Mexico and Texas, Damianita Daisy puts on a flush of yellow flowers like no other. The small, needlelike foliage gives off a sweet aroma that bursts into daisy-like flowers from spring until fall. Tolerating considerable drought, most soil types, and extreme temperatures, this tough, evergreen shrub fits easily into a variety of garden situations.

*Height and width estimated for growth in the Tucson, AZ area. True sizes may vary.