Low-growing tufted plant with evergreen blue-green leaves. Bottlebrush-like white flowers appear in summer on low branched spikes. Native to rocky areas in the mountains of the U.S. interior west.
||sharply drained soil, drought-tolerant
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
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- Seed from '10 trade. Baggy 70F (16d; 20%G, 6-13d) - 70F with light (44%G, 3-6d)
Light may be helpful. Seedling development is interesting, with flat leaves emerging before the roots do.
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February 26, 2011