San Felipe Dogweed

Adenophyllum porophylloides

Creating a pollinator garden is a great way to attract beneficial insects, birds, and other wildlife to your backyard. Adenophyllum porophylloides, commonly known as San Felipe dogweed, is a great addition to any low desert pollinator garden.

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: AZ, CA, NV and Northern Mexico
Family: Asteraceae
Size: Up to 2′ tall and wide
Sun: Full to part shade
Watering: Once or twice a month, depending on rainfall and soil conditions
Growth Rate: Moderate
Soil: Well-draining soil with low to moderate fertility
Temperature: Tolerant
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Larval Host for the Dainty Sulphur. Attracts bees, butterflies, and other pollinators
Notes: Aromatic leaves liked by some, but not others.


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