Layia platyglossa

Layia platyglossa

Tidy tips

Previous scientific name(s): Layia platyglossa ssp. campestris, Layia platyglossa var. breviseta, Layia ziegleri

Drought tolerant; full sunlight. Attractive circular flowers have yellow petals with white tips. A widely adaptable annual species found blooming March to June on low elevation grassy areas or along foothills. Very well suited for use in mass plantings and wildflower mixes.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 5 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
14.60 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
350,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow & White
Blooming Season: 
Summer