Western Stoneseed, Columbian Puccoon, Wayside Gromwell, Western Gromwell, Whiteweed
Lithospermum ruderale

Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Lithospermum (lith-oh-SPER-mum) (Info)
Species: ruderale (roo-der-AY-lee) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

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Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jun 1, 2008, altagardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3b) wrote:

Lithospermum ruderale: native to dry slopes and grassland from British Columbia to Southwest Saskatchewan and south to California and Colorado.
(Ref.: E.H. Moss, Flora of Alberta)