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Botanic Name: Venegasia carpesioides
Common Name: Canyon-Sunflower
Size: 4'h x 4'w
Sun: shd-pt. shd
H20: occ.H2O/dry
Deer Resistant
Resistance: high
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This showy sunflower is the only native species in the genus Venegasia, and is similar in appearance to Dalias. It can be found growing wild in moist, wooded canyons below 900 m.,in the outer south coast ranges, throughout south west CA., and into Baja. In your garden provide Venegasia with a shady or partially shaded situation and occasional water. Venegasia is also a good soil stabilizer on shaded slopes.

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