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Baileya multiradiata
Baileya multiradiata

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Zones 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 7-23
Full Sun
Regular Water

Baileya multiradiata

Desert Marigold
Asteraceae (Compositae)

Western American desert native grows 1 to 1 1/2 ft. high, displaying inch-wide flowers above gray-green foliage. Basic bloom period is spring through fall, but year-round bloom is possible in low desert and other mild-winter areas if plants receive periodic moisture. Sow seed in fall or spring, rake in, and water thoroughly. Kept moist until seeds sprout, then reduce watering to once or twice weekly. Thin to 1 1/2 ft. apart. To prolong bloom, water every week or two. Self-sows.

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