A 1' perennial with 2" yellow daisy flowers in May-Oct.. Native to central and south coast ranges. A showy plant that the deer don't seem to eat. Freezes to the ground each winter but comes back with hundreds of flowers each year. You can get 2 flowerings out of it by dead-heading the first one. Native on the nursery site. Butterflies adore it for a nectar source. An outstanding wildlife plant.
Helianthus gracilentus tolerates sand.
Helianthus gracilentus is great for a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Helianthus gracilentus has color green and is deciduous.
Flower of Helianthus gracilentus has color yellow.
Communities for Helianthus gracilentus:Chaparral and Yellow Pine Forest.