Baileya multiradiata

Baileya multiradiata

Desert marigold

Previous scientific name(s): Baileya multiradiata var. thurberi

Drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight. Brilliant yellow flowers bloom intermittently from March to November along roadsides or on well-drained gravelly slopes. A common, well-known, attractive desert wildflower.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
28.60 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,060,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall