Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata
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Botanical Name: Baileya multiradata var. multiradiata
Common Name: Desert Marigold
- Showy yellow flowers provide color in dry rock gardens in summer. Will flower throughout the year with occasional water. Can take morning water in the summer. Recommended for hot, rocky exposures.
- Plant Family: Asteraceae
- Plant Type: Annual or Perennial
- Height by Width: 2' H x 2' W
- Growth Habit: Slender and upright
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Well-draining
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
- Flower Season: Summer
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Mojave Desert, Baja
- Natural Habitat: Creosote scrub, Joshua tree woodlands, deserts, roadsides, flats, washes, hillsides between 1800-5000'
- Care and Maintenance
- Theodore Payne Catalog Description
- "Desert Sun Ray." Annual or perennial 1 to 1 1/2 feet high. Greyish green woolly stems and foliage. Flowers 1 1/2 inches in diameter, bright yellow, darker in the center and with beautifully ruffled edge.
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