Hymenoxys acaulis v. ivesiana

Western Sundancer Daisy

The large, cheerful yellow daisies of Hymenoxys acaulis v. ivesiana (Western Sundancer Daisy), a Colorado native wildflower, appear in late spring and again later in the summer with the summer rains. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Zones4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
Mature Plant Size7-9" tall 6-8" wide
Bloom TimeLate spring and again in late summer
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SizePlant - 2.5" Pot
SKUHC014590

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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7-9" tall x 6-8" wide. The large, yellow daisies of the Hymenoxys acaulis v. ivesiana (Western Sundancer Daisy), a native wildflower, appear in late spring and again later in the summer with the summer rains. “What I enjoy most about variety ivesiana is that the cheerful flowers on every plant are a little different from the next, giving their planting a cheerful informality,” explained chief horticulturalist David Salman. The seeds for this collection were originally gathered in Western Colorado.
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SKU
HC014590
Item Package Size
Plant - 2.5" Pot
Common Name
Western Sundancer Daisy
Botanical Name
Hymenoxys acaulis v. ivesiana
Zones
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Yellow
Height
12 inches
Mature Height
7-9" tall
Mature Spread
6-8" wide
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Spring, Mid - Late Summer
Bloom Time
Late spring and again in late summer
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20"
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Rabbit Resistant, Native
Ideal Region
Western Only
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Native To
North America
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides

Tips On Growing Hymenoxys (Sundancer Daisy)

Hymenoxys (Sundancer Daisy) is a genus of native wildflowers native primarily to the Western US. They are completely rabbit and deer resistant.

Preferred growing conditions:

  • Plant in a fast draining, infertile soil with full sun. Don't plant in clay soils.
  • Mulch with gravel or not at all.
  • Water regularly the first growing season to establish the plant. There after, infrequent but deep watering is all this plant needs.
  • Deadheading helps to keep the foliage looking tidy, but may not extend the flowering season.
  • Fertilize lightly in the fall with Yum Yum Mix.

Special comments:

  • Hymenoxys can be short-lived perennials and should be encouraged to re-seed themselves by leaving some seed heads on the plants and mulching with small diameter gravel mulch.
  • Hymenoxys are generally tap-rooted perennials and should not be divided.
  • Many have evergreen foliage that should not be cut back. Trimming off the old flowering stems is sufficient to keep the plants looking good.

View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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