Tidy Tips - Layia platyglossa
Annual Open Pollinated. Small, yellow daisy-like flowers have fringed white tips. It has narrow, soft, hairy, grey-green leaves and is low growing. This flower's nectar is a favorite of the endangered Checkerspot Butterfly. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 6" - 8" apart when plants reach 1" tall.
Flowers: Drought tolerant. Blooms mid summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts beneficial insects
Soil: Prefers well-drained soil
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 10-28 Days
Height At Maturity: 8"-12"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Annual Native Layia platyglossa Height: 9-12 Bloom Season: Spring Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~1700 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Little to no water, full sun, tolerant of heavy soil, 2 flowers, blooms in spring but will bloom into summer in cooler climates, naturalizes with little competition, California native.