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Baileya multiradiata (Desert Marigold)

Baileya multiradiata
Desert Marigold

This fast growing, short-lived perennial is native to much of the Southwest, where it grows in sandy, gravelly soils. Bright yellow daisy-like flowers appear spring through fall and may bloom continuously at lower elevations. The blossoms are carried far above the rosette of wooly, silver-gray foliage on slender stems. This plant tolerates full sun, heat, cold and drought. Good drainage is essential. Although somewhat short-lived, it reseeds prolifically.

Plant Type Native, Perennial
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 6 (-10° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall
Growth Rate Fast, Moderate
Height 1'-2' (ft)
Spread 2'-3' (ft)
Spacing 24"-30"
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Rain Gardens
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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