Two colorful species are seen in the West, one an annual weed and the other an attractive perennial. Newer hybrids are becoming popular.Anagallis arvensis
This low-growing, weedy plant from Europe has bright green leaves and 1/2-in., brick red flowers. Has naturalized in California. A. a. caerulea has deepblue, larger flowers; it tolerates most soils and heat, thrives in dry gardens, and grows well in containers.
This low-growing, weedy plant from Europe has bright green leaves and 1/2-in., brick red flowers. Has ...
Native to California and southwestern Oregon. Grows about 6 in. high and wide, with threadlike leaves ...
Lilac flowers in fall.Orange-red stigma is true saffron of commerce. To harvest saffron, pluck stigmas...