Bearded Cryptantha
Cryptantha barbigera

Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Cryptantha (krip-TAN-tha)
Species: barbigera (bar-BEE-ger-uh)

Category

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow

Height
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Danger

Bloom Color
White/Near White

Bloom Time
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring

Foliage

Other details
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements

Patent Information

Propagation Methods

Seed Collecting