Farewell to Spring

Flower, Farewell to Spring

Clarkia amoena (Onagraceae)
A short annual native to California which has spread into British Columbia.

Requires very little moisture once established, but needs sufficient water during germination and early growth.

Flower color is pink and red and is made up of four fan­ shaped petals.

Prefers full sun in well drained soils. The most flamboyant western native wildflower.

Suggested Use: Roadsides, mixtures, floral gardens.

Prolific bloomer throughout summer. Named for its discoverer Captain William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Does not transplant well.

Average Planting Success: 70%
Height: 1—1-1/2 feet
Germination: 25­—35 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 60°F–­70°F
Sowing Depth: 1/16″
Blooming Period: May—July

Packet. App. 200 seeds.


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