Clarkia unguiculata (Clarkia)

Formerly known as Clarkia elegans. Native to California, this annual flower is grown easily throughout the United States. It is most commonly found on dry, often shaded slopes below 5,000 ft. elevation. Long lavender pink to salmon or purplish or dark red-purple petals bloom from May to July. Prefers full sun but will tolerate shade. Avoid heavy clay soils.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Onagraceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native 

Growth Form:

Mature Height: 12-24 in.

Bloom Color: various shades of pink

Bloom Period: May to July

Annual Precipitation:  in.

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Elevation: up to 5,000 ft.

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SOIL ADAPTATION

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pH Range: 6.0-8.0


SEEDING NOTES

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Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS