NEMOPHILA maculata - Five Spot

SKU: F 292
Stock: In Stock

Family: Boraginaceae
Sub-family: Hydrophylloideae
Characteristics: Annual 10-15 cm spread 40 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 70
Seed pr gram:  Approx. 160

$4.95 AUD Excl. GST

Growing only 10-15 cm tall, Five-Spot thrives in full sun to shade and is an excellent plant for shady borders. Plants grow best with adequate moisture.
The flowers are bowl-shaped consisting of five white petals, each with a purple-spotted, hence the common name. The leaves are up to 3 centimetres long and 1.5 wide.

Nemophila is a species of flowering plant in the Borage family, Boraginaceae is an annual that flowers in the spring.

Five-Spot is a California native annual that grows on mesic to moist slopes and flats, below 2,286 metres (7,500 ft) elevation, west of the Sierra Nevadas but is also planted extensively in gardens.

Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers rich well-drained soil in an open sunny position.

Grow notes:

Adaptable to most garden soils but prefers rich well-drained soil in an open sunny position.

TropicalLate Summer to Mid-Autumn. 
Temperate: Late winter to spring
Cool climate: Early to Mid-Spring or Late Summer to Mid-Autumn.

Sow: 3mm deep
Sow direct or in trays. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 20cm
Germination: 10-14 days

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