Horticulture in the Desert

a place to share and learn about plants in the Sonoran Desert

Baileya multiradiata – Desert Marigold

Posted by VT Jenny on November 26, 2008

The workhorse of the desert flowers is a perennial best grown from seed sown in the Fall. Native to sandy plains and roadsides from SE California to UT, west TX, southwest AZ and Northern Mexico.

Size: 8-12″ tall x 12″ wide
Flowers: throughout the year it blooms bright yellow, 1.5″ across on long stems.
Foliage: gray-green woolly lobed leaves
Location: Full Sun with well drained soils

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