DetailsEngelmann's Daisy (Engelmannia peristenia) is a widespread native wildflower enjoyed for its summer-long display of golden-yellow flowers. Engelmann's Daisy is a tough, resilient perennial that thrives in a wide range of climates and growing conditions. It is particularly useful in hot, poor soil planting conditions where it thrives with minimal care. It appreciates supplemental watering during dry spells. Will re-seed itself and naturalize when happy. (Photos courtesy of Pat Hayward)
|Common Name||Engelmann's Daisy|
|Botanical Name||Engelmannia peristenia|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||18-36" tall|
|Mature Spread||15-18" wide|
|Bloom Time||Early to late summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Drought Resistant / Waterwise|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Native|
|Ideal Region||Hot Desert, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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Comments about High Country Gardens Engelmannia peristenia:
Hot/dry hillside. Took long time to establish but then a very interesting plant. The profuse blooms open in the morning and close with strong sunlight in afternoon and reopen in the evening. Needs support.
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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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