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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


  • California native
  • Evergreen
  • Wind resistant

Flower color

  • Yellow / Chartreuse

Foliage color

  • Silver, White, Grey

Growth habit (plant shape)

  • Upright


  • Sunny all day - Coast

Season of interest (flowering)

  • Spring

Wildlife appeal

  • Attracts butterflies
  • Attracts beneficial insects