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Deerhorn Clarkia Seeds (Clarkia pulchella)

$2.95
Item #:
631095
Availability:
Usually ships in 2-3 business days.
Item #:
631095
Availability:
Usually ships in 2-3 business days.

Description

On June 1, 1806, Meriwether Lewis "met with a singular plant today in blume" and collected it "on the steep sides of the fertile hills" northeast of Kamiah, Idaho.  Clarkia was named for William Clark, co-captain of the expedition.  Also called Ragged Robin, this showy annual with bright satiny pink to lavender flowers was popular in American seed catalogs of the mid-19th century. Recorded and/or collected by Lewis and Clark on their expedition. 

Direct sow seeds outdoors in early spring in a prepared seedbed of well-drained soil.  Approximately 370 seeds per packet.

 Exposure  Planting Method  Planting Depth  Plant Spacing  Size at Maturity  Zone 
Full Sun to Part Shade Transplant Surface Sow 9-12" apart 12-18"H 3a-8b

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