Clarkia amoena (Farewell-to-spring)

Common native annual with pale pink to deep red petals, often with a dark red spot in the center, blooming May to August. Occurs in well-drained to dry soils of meadows, roadsides and woodland openings. Tolerant of alkaline soils, clays and seaside conditions. Use in wildflower meadows and gardens. Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Onagraceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/Herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: 

Mature Height: 2-3 ft.

Bloom Color: Pink to pale red

Bloom Period: Late Spring/Early Summer

Annual Precipitation:  in.

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Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 816,000+

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall/Early Spring

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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