Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Emilia sonchifolia, Cupid's Shaving Brush, Lilac Tasselflower

Common Name: Cupid's Shaving Brush, Lilac Tasselflower

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Emilia

Species: sonchifolia

Characteristics of Plant
Tiny relative of Emilia coccinea with fairy sized lilac "brushes". It remained fairly short, 6-10 inches in my garden, but reportedly grows a little taller in it's comfort zones 9 and 10.

Life Cycle

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 9
Zone 10

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
1 - 3 inches
3 - 6 inches
6 - 8 inches
8 - 10 inches
10 - 12 inches
1- 2 feet

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Lt. Purple

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