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NEMOPHILA menziesii - Baby Blue Eyes

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 186


AUD $4.10

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

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed pr gram:  Approx. 535

A delicate spreading trailing plant producing sky blue flowers with white centres. Very easy to grow, this variety makes a carpet sky blue with ferny foliage.
Baby Blue-Eyes is excellent for shady borders, hanging baskets, or containers. Plants grow in full sun to shade with moderate moisture.
Native to the California foothills, grasslands, coastal sage scrub and chaparral.

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 Summer & Autumn.
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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