This fragrant annual is covered with delicate, daisy-like yellow blossoms in July and August. It is best grown as a groundcover, between paving stones, or in a rock garden. It has needle-like, almost ferny leaves and grows to 1 foot tall and wide.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsThymophylla is a small group of annuals, biennials, and perennials is native to the dry hillsides and prairies of North and Central America. Plants bear masses of small, daisy-like flowers in yellow or orange, from spring to summer.
CareProvide well-drained soil in full sun. This plant needs little water once established.
PropagationIn mid-spring, sow seed in situ or start earlier indoors.
- Genus : Thymophylla
- Zones : 11
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Width : 6 to 12 inches
- Plant Type : Annuals
- Uses : Containers, Ground Covers
- Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Characteristics : Fragrant Foliage, Self Seeds, Showy Foliage
- Light : Full Sun
- Bloom Time : Late Summer, Summer
- Maintenance : Low
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow