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Baccharis pilularis

Coyote Brush

Broom

Comments

Blooming between August and December, this woody evergreen perennial produces white fluffy female, and yellowish male flowers on separate plants; seeds spread by wind, so undesirable spread could occur; very drought tolerant

Description

Blooming between August and December, this woody evergreen perennial produces white fluffy female, and yellowish male flowers on separate plants; seeds spread by wind, so undesirable spread could occur; very drought tolerant

Landscape Attributes

Coyote Brush is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and may require the occasional pruning to look its best. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Coyote Brush is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Coyote Brush will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7a

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

10 feet

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

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