Clarkia amoena ssp. amoena
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Species Name: Clarkia amoena ssp. amoena
Common Name: Farewell-to-Spring
- One of the last wildflowers to bloom. Petal colors vary from flower to flower. generally white to pink with a red to purple spot. Very showy annual.
- Plant Family: Onagraceae
- Plant Type: Annual
- Height by Width: 1'-2' H
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to partial sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Dry to semi-moist
- Cold Hardy to: NA
- Flower Season: Mid-late spring
- Flower Color: White to pink to pale purple.
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: North Coast, Klamath Ranges, Outer North Coast Ranges, n San Francisco Bay Area
- Natural Habitat: Generally open, drying places to 2200'
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
- Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.