Scientific Name: 
Baileya spp.

Common Name: 
Desert Marigold, Marigold


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • Baileyas are of minimal toxicity to animals unless eaten in large quantities.
  • Where a dog or cat is prone to chewing on plants, it would be prudent to remove the plant from the animals environment. 
  • Supervise pets and children when playing near this plant.
  • There are many species, cultivars and varieties of this plant available in the nursery trade, caution should be used with all types.