Clarkia unguiculata

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Clarkia unguiculata
Clarkia unguiculata
Clarkia unguiculata

Species Name: Clarkia unguiculata
Common Name: Elegant Clarkia

Wonderful wildflower with which to extend the blooming season. Reseeds plentifully.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Annual
Height by Width: 2-4' 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: Rose lavender
Endangered?: Not listed
Natural Habitat: Woodland

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.