Goliad Orange Zexmenia

Goliad Orange Zexmenia


The Goliad Orange Zexmenia is a blend of collections from Val Verde, Starr, Goliad, Webb, Duval, Jim Hogg, and Bexar counties. It is a good plant for inclusion in native seed mixes for range use. It provides forage for wildlife and nectar for insects. It's attractive yellow flower give it great potential for native landscaping uses.

Orange Zexmenia may also provide unknown benefits by maintaining and contributing habitat that harbors beneficial insects and butterflies. It also can be used in many types of conservation plantings, such as stream-side buffers and filter strips.  Orange zexmenia is an attractive plant for landscaping use because of its all around hardiness, drought tolerance, small shrub growth form, and brightly colored yellow-orange flowers. It is recommended for landscaping on roadside, native gardens, and other low rainfall locations.

Provides browse for deer and to some degree livestock. Attracts butterflies for its nectar.

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Our Texas Natives are certified "Selected Texas Native Germplasm" by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Each variety is of a specific ecotype of its species that was locally sourced from counties in Texas.

Planting: Plant in early spring (can be planted in the fall in areas with few cool-season weeds) at a rate of 1 lb. pure live seed (PLS) per acre at 1/8 to 1/4 inch deep.

Soil: Grows on various soils in South Texas

Height: 20-40 inches

Type: Warm Season Perennial

Region: Edwards Plateau, Rio Grande Plains, Trans Pecos