Mountain Garland Seeds - Clarkia Unguiculata Wild Flower Seed

Clarkia Wildflower Seeds

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Flower Specifications

Approximate seeds per pound: 1,587,573

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 3 - 10

Height: 18 - 30 inches

Bloom Season: Spring and summer

Bloom Color: Maroon

Environment: Full sun to partial shade

Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.8

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: No

Latin Name: Clarkia Unguiculata

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 15 - 30 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: 1/16 inch

Sowing Rate: 1 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 2 1/2 pounds per acre

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 9 - 12 inches

Care & Maintenance: Clarkia

Clarkia (Clarkia Unguiculata) - Start Clarkia seeds in the spring, directly outdoors in a prepared seedbed, and soon you will have beautiful pastel flowers. Clarkia Unguiculata easily is grown from wild flower seeds in all regions of the United States. The common name is Mountain Garland or Garland Flower, and it originated in California. This variety produces blooms with an array of pink, salmon and hues of maroon, and the colors are most striking when planted in groups. This wildflower gets up to 30 inches tall and blooms from May through July.

Clarkia plants tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions but does not like heavy clay. Sow Mountain Garland wild flower seeds 1/16 inch deep once soil reaches at least 65F degrees. Keep the seeds moist until plants are established. Plant in groups and thin to 9 inches apart. This annual will grow quickly from flower seeds, bloom heavily, and then it will die with frost. Mountain Garland plants will drop their own flower seeds for next season's display. Clarkia blooms in just 8 - 10 weeks after sowing the wild flower seeds.