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Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata

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Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata
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Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata
Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata
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Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata
Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata
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Baileya multiradiata var. multiradiata

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'

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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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