Nemophila menziesii (Baby blue eyes)

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to shade. Annual with pale blue flowers, blooms March to June. Native to California but easy to grow throughout the USA. Prolific bloomer.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Hydrophyllaceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Single crown

Mature Height: 6-10 in.

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Period: March-June

Annual Precipitation: 9-101 in.

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Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 5.6-8.2


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 258,000

Seeding Rate: 3-8 PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS