Friday, December 30, 2011

Stanleya

Stanleya

Stanleya pinnata ( Desert Princes Plume )
A very showy, bushy perennial, reaching up to 5 feet x 16 inches, that is native to the western U.S. ( Oregon to Idaho to Montana to western North Dakota; south to southern California to northern Texas to Kansas ). Slow to establish, it may take up to 3 years or more to be in its full glory.
The bright yellow flowers are borne on tall spikes during late spring.
Hardy zones 4 to 9 in full sun on rocky or sandy well drained soil that is mulched in gravel. Rabbit but not deer resistant. Very drought tolerant.

* USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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