Wright's Hairy Crown

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WRIGHT'S HAIRY CROWN
Wright's Trichocoronis, Trichocoronis wrightii - Asteraceae, Sunflower Family

DESCRIPTION: A leaning or falling over herbaceous flowering annual
Height: To 2 feet
Flowers: White or bluish in clusters, spring
Fruit: Small achene
Foliage: Green, oval shaped 1 inch long and
1/4 inch wide
Growth rate: Fast

REQUIREMENTS:
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Any
Drainage: Poor
Water: Moist
Maintenance: Little needed
Propagation: Seeds

NATIVE HABITAT: Moist soils along resacas and roadsides

WILDLIFE USE: Butterflies.

COMMENTS: A very striking mounded, green plant covered in tiny white flowers.Likely will thrive and flower through summer if kept moist.

 

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