Botanical Name: Viguiera deltoidea
 Common Name: Golden Eye
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Yellow

 

Flower Season

Spring

 

Leaf Color

Green

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

 

Water

Very Low

 

Growth Rate

Fast

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Rocky

 

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained

 

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Ranch, Spanish, Wild Garden

 

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Unusual Foliage

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring

 

Location Uses

Perennial Border, Foundation, Parking Strip, Patio, Walkways, With Rocks

 

Special Uses

Erosion Control, Filler, Hedge, Mass Planting, Naturalizing

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by: Kathleen Moore

Photographer: Mountain States Nursery

  • Description

  • Notes

Evergreen rounded shrub grows quickly to 3' x 3'. Leaves triangular and hairy. Yellow daisylike flowers appear in spring. Tolerates reflected sun. Good for naturalistic landscapes. Native to Sonoran Desert.
Frost tolerant to 25 F. Also try Viguiera deltoidea and Trixis californica.