Sidneya tenuifolia (Skeleton-Leaf Goldeneye)
Synonym: Viguiera stenoloba.
Skeleton-Leaf Goldeneye is a very drought-tolerant shrubby perennial with daisy-like yellow flowers. It blooms from summer until the first frost and does best in full sun and dry sites. It needs well-draining soil.
Skeleton-Leaf Goldeneye appreciates supplemental water in the summer, but once established it is very drought-tolerant. It is also deer resistant. Deadhead spent flowers to keep it tidy and encourage more blooms.
Skeleton-Leaf Goldeneye can be used as a tall ground cover or small flowering shrub.
AT A GLANCE
|Full to part sun
|Butterflies, bees, birds
|Bordered Patch butterfly
|Needs well-draining soil.
|Present in state
|Present in county and native
|Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state
|Not present in state
|Present and rare, native in county
|Previously present, now extinct
|Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)