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Navarretia squarrosa

Navarretia squarrosa

Synonym(s) Hoitzia squarrosa
Common name skunkweed; pincushion plant
Family polemoniaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers blue (early summer)
Size 4"
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Usually classified as a weed, but I decided to judge its gardenworthiness this year. The verdict: interesting little plant, but certainly not much of a looker.

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 '04 trade. Baggy 65F (90%G, 4d)

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