Category: deciduous shrub Size: medium
Mature Size: 6' by 3'
Zone: 1-11 Growth Rate: fast
Foliage: Long and narrow, greenish-gray with a soft felt-like covering
Elevation (if known):
Water: Drought tolerant, doesn't need much water
Soil : Thrives in wide range of soils and tolerates alkali soils.
Comments: Does well in Alamosa. Beautiful yellow blooms in the fall. Is frequent in northern New Mexcio. Moved from genus chrysothamnus in 1993.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? yes Native to: High desert, Rocky Mtns
Known Locations: Alta Fuels
Information Sources: Sunset Western Garden Book, Landscaping on the New Frontier, Wikipedia