Flowers Clarkia

Grace Mix
Clarkia Seed

Product ID: 4258

New! Bright mix of silky blooms on sturdy stems.

Each stem produces clusters of cup-shaped blooms in shades of pink, magenta, salmon, and white. Sturdy stems and upward-facing bloom clusters work well as cut flowers. Blooms add a cheerful and almost tropical vibe to mixed bouquets and arrangements. Also known as farewell-to-spring and satin flower. Ht. 18–24". Avg. 89,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-10 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 4 weeks before planting out. Lightly cover seeds with 1/16" soil. Harden off seedlings before planting out after last frost. Direct seed - As soon as the soil can be worked. Gently press seeds into soil, covering with 1/16" soil. Keep soil surface moist until emergence. Thin to 6-12" once seedlings have first true leaves. After germination, plants prefer cool growing conditions. Seedlings are best grown at 60–65°F (16–18°C) day temperatures/50°F (10°C) nights; should not exceed 75°F (21°C). High temperatures during plant development can cause weak, spindly stems.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun. Tolerates part shade.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies depending on variety.

PLANT SPACING: 6-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

STEM LENGTH: 12-34".

VASE LIFE: 7-10 days.

HARVEST: Clarkia unguiculata: Harvest stems when the lower set of blooms is just beginning to open. Older blooms will drop off the stem within about 5 days. Unopened buds on the stem will continue to open up in the vase. Clarkia amoena: When first flower on the stem opens.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well drained soil.

USES: Cut flowers, pollinator gardens, and border plant.

TIPS: Plants may benefit from a horizontal trellis / support.

SCIENTIFIC NAMES: Clarkia unguiculata, Clarkia amoena

ALTERNATE NAMES: Clarkia unguiculata: Mountain garland, elegant clarkia. Clarkia amoena: Farewell to spring, satin flower.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Clarkia amoena

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

75 - 85 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).

Annual

Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets