A Florida Native spreading perennial ground cover having variable growth habits but usually grows to a foot tall and more than 3 feet wide. The leaves are medium to dark green, triangular in shape and rough to touch and grow 2-inch blossoms that are sunflower-like.
Beach sunflower does well on calcareous soils and acid soils alike. It has a high tolerance for salt spray and salty soils and is very drought tolerant.
I planted these as ground cover for a sandy area in my yard and they flourish and provide flowers year round! The butterflies love them!