Damianita, Hierba de San Nicolas, False Damiana, Mariola, Romerillo, Garanona, San Nicolas, Calanca, Yeyepaxtle Chrysactinia mexicana. Asteraceae. Chrysactinia mexicana: Damianita in hot, dry climates. Scientific: Chrysactinia mexicana. Common: damianita (now that’s weird) Family: Asteraceae Origin: High deserts of NE Arizona, SE Utah and SW Colorado to.

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Damianita is a ft. This is a mexiicana leafy plant – the narrow, fragrant foliage everywhere except on the in. These extend from branch tips and bear a solitary, yellow, composite flower. The flower heads are golden yellow, 1 inch across, commonly with 8 narrow ray flowers, on slender stems at the end of the branches.

Small shrub to plant in Austin Texas March 11, Hi.

Damianita daisy Chrysactinia mexicana

I live in Southwest Austin and I am looking for a shrub that I can plant against the back of my house, which faces the north. I want something native, fairly low maintenance and not too large, Deer resistant, sun tolerant plants for landscaping April 19, I live in Driftwood and am looking for flowering, deer-resistant plants for the northern side of my house; however the house turn just enough to the west that the flowerbed receives about 3 hours of a From the Image Gallery Bloom Information Bloom Color: Found on caliche and limestone outcrops in the southern half of the Hill Country.


Well-drained sand, loam, caliche or limestone.

Growing Conditions Water Use: Significant drought hardiness and wonderfully aromatic foliage are two features damianita has going for it. Mainly mesicana blooms in spring, then on and off again through summer. Older plants may take on a twisted, gnarled appearance. Technically a shrub; used like a flower. Creates a vivid, yellow carpet when massed. Excellent border plant for flower bed or a ground cover for hillsides or hot exposed areas.

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Prune lightly after bloom periods to shape plant. Mexicxna, Aromatic, Attractive Use Wildlife: Cover, Nesting site, Nectar-insects Conspicuous Flowers: Sow seed in spring, or take softwood cuttings in summer. Collect the dry flower heads after the blooming periods and store in paper bags or sealed containers in cool, dry place until spring planting.

Sow seed as early as possible, especially in fall.

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To keep damianita more compact, remove the woody chrysactiniia from underneath and deadhead or tip the tops. From the National Suppliers Directory According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations: From the National Organizations Directory According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant chrysaactinia on display at the following locations: Wasowski Bibref – Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region Wasowski, S.


Wasowski Bibref – Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide Loughmiller, C.

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