Southwest Plant of the Month – Trailing yellow dalea – Dalea capitata
|Plant Form||Ground Cover||Plant Size||1′ x 5′|
|Plant Type||Evergreen||Water Usage||Low|
Physical Description: Low mounding ground cover with dense, finely divided, lime-green foliage and neat, little, yellow flower spikes in fall.
Care and Maintenance: Drought deciduous and may look sparse without some supplemental irrigation. Freeze damage possible in severe winters.
Gardener’s Notes: “Sierra Gold” is the named cultivar of this Mexican species selected for heat and drought tolerance, cold hardiness and its low spreading habit.
Information from: https://desertblooms.nmsu.edu/