Meadowfoam, Poached Eggs
This low annual produces ablanket of yellow-and-white flowers on wet meadows in California and southwestern Oregon in spring. Can be coaxed into a longer bloom with regular watering. Grows 6–12 in. high and broad, with yellowish green, finely divided leaves and clusters of inch-wide yellow flowers with white petal tips. L. d. sulphurea, sometimes called Point Reyes meadowfoam, is a coastal subspecies with pure yellow blooms. Flowers of L. d. nivea are almost entirely white. Sow seeds in fall or earliest spring. Plants self-sowwhere adapted.
Lightly ruffled leaves emerge purple and mature through mahogany tones to deep red.
Native to East Asia; forms fans of sword-shaped leaves from slowly creeping rhizomes. The plants are p...
Upright, withbrilliant yellow twigs in winter.Can grow to tree size, but cuttingback gives best color ...