The solitary daisy-like golden yellow flowers emerge from slender, erect stems. The narrow, hairy, lance-shaped leaves (which gave this species its name) are clustered near the base of the plant.
It blooms in spring to early summer and its nectar and pollen attract a wide range of beneficial native insects, including long-tongued bees, short-tongued bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, day-flying moths, and beetles.1
It is planted in the spring and has a moderate growth rate. H40cm 480 seeds per gram. P. Sun/Sh. Sp-Au.