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Hymenoxys scaposa (Thrift-Leaf Perky Sue) is one of our very best native wildflowers. Drought tolerant, the tidy mound of evergreen foliage is covered with bright yellow daisies in late spring. Perky Sue often re-blooms after summer rains. Drought resistant/drought tolerant perennial plant (xeric).
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.
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(based on 14 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Most Liked Positive Review
I bought two of these last summer and I put one in full sun, hot, dry, clay and tuff soil. It is doing fantastik! The other I put in part sun/part...Read complete review
I bought two of these last summer and I put one in full sun, hot, dry, clay and tuff soil. It is doing fantastik! The other I put in part sun/part shade and he isn't nearly as happy. I plan on moving him into the sun. I was quite amazed at how "happy" they are in soil that just about nothing else would grow in.
Most Liked Negative Review
None survived winter, alas
I loved the pictures of these plants and their hardiness and low water use. had hoped to get some hardy flowers started at our rural church. Soil is lean and well-drained. However, Flagstaff...Read complete review
I loved the pictures of these plants and their hardiness and low water use. had hoped to get some hardy flowers started at our rural church. Soil is lean and well-drained. However, Flagstaff in 2015-16 had an odd winter with very little snow and some fierce cold. Also, I could only get out to water plants once a week during the winter. I mulched with a probably less-than-desirable material - medium-fine cinders. Plants rapidly browned off and never came back.
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from Elizabeth, CO
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Comments about High Country Gardens Hymenoxys scaposa:
Barely 1 leaf on each teeny-tiny plant. Replacements (I was warned they were not quite ready to ship), didn't even have 1 leaf on them.They don't look like they survived.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
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from outside abq
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cute, but small, compact plant. drought tolerant. got four flowers on one plant this year. good for rock garden
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
I recommend this plant to my friends
from Durango, CO
Grows in poor gravely soil and bloomed all summer
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Small plant and the deer made it smaller.
By Bucky the planter
from Central Oregon
The deer dug it out of the ground and after replanting it showed no vigor.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from Deer Lodge (zone 4a), MT
I love this plant species for its use as a low water, low growing plant that brings intense (yellow) color...I have it growing in the greys of wooly thyme, and imagine it would be beautiful with any of the groundcover veronicas, like the liwanensis or wooly varieties, and also have it next to the intense blues and purples of the taller veronicas or sages. When I get the stones/bricks laid for a patio, I will incorporate it with other plants between the pavers for a texture, height and color variation. I make sure to support it off the ground for greater stability and to help keep it dry when young.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
By Garden Lady
from Amarillo, TX
This little workhorse shines right at the edge of my garden next to the sidewalk and street. With our heat and desicating winds, this perky little plant continues to send up bright blossoms all season long.
from Flagstaff, Arizona
Merchant response: Good Day Marciaweez,We are so disappointed to hear the Hymenoxys scaposa did not make it through your winter. Sometimes a strange winter can be difficult for a new transplant to thrive. However, please know that we are truly committed to your success and would never want you to pay for something you never got a chance to enjoy! It is because of this, we fully guarantee all of our products up to a year from the day your order has shipped. We have reached out to you via email to discuss your options so you can get exactly what you paid for! Should you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to call us at 1-800-925-9387 Our hour are Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm MTHappy Gardening!
Small starting plant yields great flowers!
from Central Oregon, High Desert, Madras, Ore
Use this plant for a natural setting in casual landscaping. Not a dramatic "bed" flower plant but rather a small plant in a natural undeveloped garden.
(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Still waiting to se blooms
from Medford, Oregon
Planted but still so tiny not sure they'll be around by spring Thought they'd be growing bigger faster
I would buy this product again and again~
from Indianola, Red Willow County, Nebraska
I chose this specifically for the difficult enviromnet of SouthWest Nebraska and it did well the first summer.
from Farmington, NM
This plant has done very well in our dry climate. It was easy to establish and has spread in open areas where I wanted it to fill in. It adds color to our high desert environment.
from Albuquerque, NM
About Me Professional Landscaper
Planted this one in in a dry gravel area and it overwintered nicely. Flowered lightly the first year, and am really looking forward to this year, now that this plant has "dug in its heels" it ought to really put on a great show!
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
from Delta, Colorado
These are tough, reseed lightly, and are loaded with blooms in the Spring
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
from Los Alamos, NM
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.
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