Nemophila maculata (Five spot)

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. White flowers, with a purple spot on the tip of each of five petals. Annual, commonly found in open areas, blooms abundantly in the early spring. Recommended for wildflower gardens or mass plantings.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Hydrophyllaceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Single crown

Mature Height: 6 in.

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Period: Early spring

Annual Precipitation: 14 in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Tolerant

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status

Fire Resistance: No

Nitrogen fixation: 

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 6.5-7.9


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 87,000

Seeding Rate: 10-16 PLS lbs/acre

Season:

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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