Also called Hairy Golden Aster
More About Chrysopsis villosa
- AKA Heterotheca villosa
- Yellow, daisy-like flowers, with 10-25 petals per flower
- Hairy, gray leaves are oblong, occasionally toothed, usually smooth-edged
- Spicy, sharp, sage aroma
- Bloom Time: July to September
"Villosa" is Latin meaning 'hairy'.
Golden Aster Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in a well-drained, sandy soil, in full sun. Protect from excessive, winter moisture. Native plant, naturally found in the open, in sandy soils, fallow fields and along roads and railroads. Good drought tolerance.
Chrysopsis villosa Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall
Landscape usesRooftop (extensive)