Chocolate Flower Explore the xeric garden @ riverdale Regional Park

Scientific Name: Berlandiera lyrata

Common Name: Chocolate Flower

Family: Asteraceae

Habit: Mounded, coarse, gray-green foliage has a chocolate aroma.

Growth Form: Velvety-leaved Perennial. Short branches at base and longer leaning branches ending in leafless stalks topped by flowers.

Mature Size: Height: 12-20" Width: 12-20"

Flowers: Dark-eyed, yellow daisies over a compact rosette of foliage. Flowering June to Frost. Rich chocolate aroma.

Hardiness: Zones: 4-9

Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Water Requirements: Dry to xeric, well drained.

Soil Requirements: Well drained clay, sandy, average soil.

Other Info: Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies, birds. Bee friendly.