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PlantFiles: Owl's Clover
Castilleja exserta

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Family: Orobanchaceae
Genus: Castilleja (kas-tee-LEE-uh) (Info)
Species: exserta (ek-SER-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Orthocarpus exsertus
Synonym:Orthocarpus purpurascens

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive sladeofsky On Jan 10, 2015, sladeofsky from Louisville, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Stunning in mass plantings or wild meadows. The only commercial source that I know of is Nature's Finest Seed Company. Certainly worth trying.

Regional...

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

El Mirage, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Salome, Arizona
Arroyo Grande, California



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