Clarkia elegans, C. speciosa
Upright growing 1.5-2 foot tall plants produce amazing amounts of 1 inch flowers. Cut branches keep for several days. Cut when the top bud opens then the others will open up in the vase. Extremely showy when mass planted.
Double flowers in shades of rose, salmon, white, purple and crimson. Packet is 1/8 ounce, about 12,000 seeds.
Double purple flowers.
Showy, red-eyed pink buttercups appear over a long season. Easy to grow, it makes an excellent filler among summer annuals, or scatter seeds into mixed perennial borders.
How to Plant CLARKIA Seeds
Direct sow into prepared seed beds that have been cleared of weeds and have had the top 1 inch of soil loosened. Rake seed in lightly. Press into soil by walking over area. Keep moist. Can be started indoors in 2 inch pots
Comments: Full sun or part shade, light shade in hottest climates. Keep soil moist at all stages of growth. A hardy annual which can be started in early spring everywhere and in the fall or spring in mild winter climates. Deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts hummingbirds.