Wyethia scabra
Plants of the Southwest

Wyethia scabra

Rough Mule's Ears

This desert plant forms symmetrical mounds 2-3 ft. tall and wide, and covers itself with bright yellow sunflowers in summer. The long, narrow leaves feel like sandpaper. Well-drained soil. Rough Mule's Ears is a perennial native to high deserts of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah. Sow in fall or cold stratify 2 months and sow in spring. Zones 5-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 5678


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