Tiny annual with hot pink blooms. Foliage looks like something from a Dr. Suess book. Grows in full sun on shallow soils with sparse vegetation. In cultivation, plants can grow much larger than wild ones. Attracts native bees. (wild collected from Lane County).
- Height: 3-6”
- Width: 3-6”
- Water: moist to very dry
- Sun: Full sun
- Bloom time: April
- Direct sowing: Best sown in fall or early spring. Seeds germinate best in cooler temps.
- Growing transplants: Seeds are not dormant, but benefit from exposure to cool temps (less than 50 degrees for 7 days) then germinate in temps between 60-65 degrees.