Parish’s Goldeneye

Bahiopsis parishii

A dependable shrub that loves our desert heat. Flowers in response to monsoon rains.

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: Plains, along arroyos, and slopes, always in xeric conditions below 5,000 feet in Arizona, California, Nevada, and south to Mexico (Baja California, Sonora) often associated with creosote bush
Family: Asteraceae, Sunflower Family 
Size: 4′ x 4′
Sun: Full
Watering: Moderate to low
Growth Rate: Fast
Soil: Tolerant but prefers well drained soil
Temperature: Hardy to 15 degrees F
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Nectar plant for bees and butterflies. Host for California Patch and Bordered Patch


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