Encelia farinosa

          Brittlebush

 

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Horticultural Notes

3-4’ x 3-5’

Brittlebush is a partially deciduous, rounded shrub (evergreen if given water) with gray-green ovate to lanceolate (oval with lance pointed tip) leaves and myriads of bright yellow daisy flowers on slender stems.

This is a star plant in our desert covering hillsides and washes with yellow flowers in spring.