Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Maryland Golden Aster

Maryland Golden Aster

Chrysopsis mariana  (Heterotheca mariana)

Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, sandy soil, circumneutral pH.  12-18 inches height, blooms summer to fall, yellow flowers.

Germination Code:  A. Add grit to seed-starting medium and apply a little cover of grit.  At 70 degrees, seeds germinate in 1 week.

Native Region:  East Tennessee, Highland Rim and West Tennessee Uplands

Low, bushy, drought-tolerant plant.  Makes a good garden plant covered with golden yellow daisies.

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