Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
A native of the high Chihuahuan Desert, this heavily branched shrub grows to 2 ft. high and wide, with needlelike, strongly aromatic green leaves. Golden yellow, 1-in. daisies are borne singly at tips of 2–3-in.-long stems over a long period. Bloom peaks in spring and fall, easing off in high summer heat.
Damianita endures extreme heat as well as winter lows to 0°F (–18°C). It also tolerates a wide range of soils but does best with reasonably good drainage. Supplemental water in summer encourages more blooms. Shear annually in early spring; cut back more severely if plant becomes too woody.
Native to the northern Chihuahuan Desert, this rounded, somewhat coarse-foliaged plant grows to 1 1/2&...
Native to Southwest deserts and northern Mexico. Slow growing to 3–6 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide, wi...
Grows up to 5 ft. tall and 5–6 ft.wide. This species is sometimes likened to C. eriophylla