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Clarkia tenella

 
Clarkia tenella
godetia
Common name godetia
Family onagraceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers blue (summer)
Size 18-24"

Most online photos of this species from Argentina show lavender-blue flowers, but ours came out with burgundy buttercup-shaped flowers. The plants stay low and spread a bit, but like other clarkias they don't stick around long in the garden: all of a sudden in summer, they're just gone.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '08/'09 exchange. Baggy 70F (8d; 29%G, 5d) - 70F with light (50%G, 6d)
  2. Same seed as above, cold-stored through summer. Baggy 70F (79%G, 5-14d)
  3. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (66%G, 5-17d)
  4. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (94%G, 5-7d)


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