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Clarkia amoena
Clarkia amoena

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Zones A1-A3, 1-45, H1, H2

Clarkia amoena

Farewell To Spring (Godetia)
Onagraceae
Annuals

Native California to British Columbia. Two wild forms: one has coarse stems and sprawls 4–5 in. high; the other has more slender stems and grows 1 1/2  to 2 1/2 ft. high. Tapered leaves are 1/2 –2 in. long. On both forms, upright buds open into cup-shaped, 2-in.-wide, slightly flaring pink or lavender flowers, usually blotched or penciled in crimson. Although seeds of named varieties are rarely sold in the U.S. (more available in England), strains of mixed colors are easy to find. Dwarf Gem grows 10 in. tall; Tall Upright reaches 2–3 ft.

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