Lax Flower



Baileya pauciradiata




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Form: Flower
Seasonality: Annual
Size: 12 inches tall by 6 inches wide
Leaves; Gray-green, fuzzy and lance shaped

Flowers: Crown of yellow petals surrounding a burst of yellow stamens

Fruit: small fleshy seed pod
Stems: Loosely branched, green, down covered

Range/Origin: Western U.S. deserts
Hardiness: USDA Zones: 7-10

Comments: Low litter, No thorns, Main food of the sand dunes Heliothis viriplaca moth



  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water: Low to moderate
  • Soil: Sandy, well drained
  • Propagation: Seed
  • Maintenance: Minimal

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