Tahoka Daisy Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
A biennial that grows to 18 inches high, with narrow-petaled purple one inch daisy flowers with yellow centers. Leaves are narrow, soft dark gray-green. Downy seed heads are wind-dispersed leaving a golden brown star, which is attractive well into the winter. Very drought tolerant, requiring full sun.
Flowers are showiest in September-October.