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Creeping Goldenaster (Heterotheca)

Heterotheca jonesii
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Heterotheca jonesii (Creeping Goldenaster) is a fantastic native groundcover that grows to form an evergreen mat of tiny leaves, covered with a summer-long display of bright yellow aster-like flowers.
key features
Botanical Name
Heterotheca jonesii
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Long Bloom Time, Evergreen
Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
1-2" tall
Bloom Time


1-2" tall x 12-15" tall. Heterotheca jonesii (Creeping Goldenaster) is a rare native groundcover that forms a summertime carpet of golden-yellow flowers over a grey-green mat of tiny leaves. Evergreen, it will add interest even in winter. Found in habitat in a limited area of southwestern UT, the plant has proven to be widely adaptable to the western US. This little plant makes a great companion for other taller, drought-resistant native perennials, such as beardtongues and sages.

Flat of 32 plants will cover 32-40 square feet when planted together

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