Growing Tidy Tips (Layia Platyglossa)

Botanical Name:
Layia platyglossa
Life Cycle:
annual
Planting Time:
spring
Height:
12" to 18"
Exposure:
full sun
Soil:
well-drained soil
Hardiness:
n/a
Bloom Time:
spring to early summer
Flower:
yellow, daisy-like petals with white tips
Foliage:
green
Propagation:
seeds
Suggested Use:
beds, borders, cut flowers, wild flower plantings, and rock gardens
Growing Hints:
Sow seeds directly where you want them to grow in the early spring as soon as the soil is workable. Space seeds 4 to 5 inches apart and do not cover them.
Interesting Facts:
Tidy Tips are a wildflower native to California. They are more often grown in the gardens of England than in the United States.
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January 18, 20110 found this helpful

Beautiful flowers which I have never seen before. Can the seeds be purchased? I live in CT.

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