Photo Credits: 2010 Neal Kramer | 2008 Ken Gilliand | 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.

USDA Zones: 7-10
Sunset Zones: 1-3, 7-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: No
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Annual
Size: 2 ft wide x 2 ft high
Form: Herbaceous - Solitary
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Season: Summer
Foliage Color: Grey
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Desert marigold grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.