Blue-Eyed Mary (Collinsia verna)

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Broadleaf Collinsia
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 1 -2 feet
Plant Spread: 0.75 - 1.50 feet
Leaves: Spring ephemeral
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Two white upper lobes, two blue lower lobes, fifth lobe concealed
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Inflorescence Height: 15 inches
Foliage Mound Height: 1 - 2 feet
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Self
Containers: Not suitable for containers


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Correctly Identify this annual and win 10 acorns by magnolialover Sep 7, 2015 11:51 AM 14

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