Pin It

Encelia farinosa



Encelia farinosa is native to California's Colorado Desert and also extends into the eastern Mojave Desert and to southwestern Utah, Ariona and north-western Mexico.

Incienso Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in full sun in soil that drains well and be mean with the water!

Encelia farinosa Characteristics


  • Heat Tolerant
  • Wind resistant
  • Evergreen
  • Drought Tolerant
  • California native

Flower color

  • Yellow

Foliage color

  • Gray
  • Silver
  • White

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Upright


  • Full sun - Coast

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Spring

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts beneficial insects
  • Attracts butterflies