A perennial with apricot-orange flowers with gray-green leaves and stems. Blooms May to August, and grows upright, vase-like shrub, to 24 high and across. Prefers full sun, can grow in any well-drained soil. Very drought tolerant. It has been found to be poisonous to cattle. Established in desert plains and the high desert, rocky and disturbed areas; native to the Western US.