Atlas of the vascular plants of texas vol. The hellstrip is the place for this plant as it thrives in full sun.
I even have some planted in the back in partial shade along with the salvia and texas star.
Damianita plant profile. Introduced invasive and noxious plants. Damianita daisy is best loved for its spring transformation into a rounded mass of radiant yellow flowers that continue through early fall for a lengthy season of butterfly activity. It does well on slopes and mixes nicely with water wise plants such as aloes yuccas and even some cacti but is also at home in flower beds and perennial borders where its compact form doesn t intrude on neighboring shrubs.
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Tolerating considerable drought most soil types and extreme temperatures this tough evergreen shrub fits easily into a variety of garden situations. Daminaita will lose its leaves in cold winters. Fact sheets plant guides.
I lost all my 12 feet tall spineless opuntia a cactus with large pads and beautiful peach yellow flowers. View my complete profile. It is less compact and more rangy the more shade it gets.
It is most commonly used in commercial settings because of its extreme durability but makes a great little accent in residential desert landscapes. That made me lose many plants. It didn t bother my damianita.
A texas native as pretty as it is tough damianita is often grown where other flowering perennials can t survive. This small evergreen shrub which bears sunny yellow blossoms from april through september also bears needlelike leaves and a pleasing round shape. A pleasant aroma that encourages gardeners to locate this plant near patios or seating areas where it can be.
Dark green semi evergreen aromatic leaves are the feature most prized along with the tiny yellow daisy like flowers that bloom spring to fall. Sida botanical miscellany no. 50 000 plant images.
Damianita prefers full sun and lean soil and does well in heat and temperatures to zero degrees. The damianita daisy chysactiana mexicana is a very tough durable plant that can tolerate extreme heat and cold. These plants do not grow very large and form a need mount 1 to 2 feet tall and wide mine is about one foot high and 2 feet wide.
Data source and references for chrysactinia mexicana damianita from the usda plants database. Also noteworthy is the sweetly fragrant foliage. Cori is a freelance writer based out of ontario canada who specializes in houseplants and houseplant care.
Plant three to five damianita together for a striking show of color. Damianita plant profile this hardy shrub can survive where most plants can t. Here it is with damianita.