- Central Texas
- Full Sun
- Part Sun/Shade
- Deer Resistant
About This Plant
Sun. A self-seeding annual with grey-green toothed leaves and cheerful yellow flowers throughout the warm season. The flowers can be distinguished from similar daisy and sunflower species by their three-toothed rays.
Cowpen daisy is drought-tolerant and not picky as to soil type; it thrives on disturbed soil, hence the name. It’s terrific plant for backgrounds and in the butterfly garden, where it reseeds enthusiastically. Trim to keep it tidy. South-central U.S.; a Texas native.
Carefree, but sloppy plants may benefit from cutting back occasionally during summer and after freezes.