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Plantago patagonica

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Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Plantago (plan-TA-go) (Info)
Species: patagonica (pat-uh-GOH-nik-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Plantago purshii
Synonym:Plantago gnaphalioides
Synonym:Plantago picta
Synonym:Plantago gnaphalioides
Synonym:Plantago wyomingensis

Category:
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Pollen may cause allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Xenomorf On May 17, 2010, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

Other synonyms are:
Plantago patagonica var. breviscapa
Plantago patagonica var. gnaphalioides
Plantago patagonica var. oblonga
Plantago patagonica var. spinulosa
Plantago purshii var. breviscapa
Plantago purshii var. oblonga
Plantago purshii var. picta
Plantago purshii var. spinulosa
Plantago spinulosa

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Phoenix, Arizona
Sedona, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona



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