Blue Marsh Lily (Eustoma exaltatum subsp. exaltatum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Eustoma exaltatum subsp. exaltatum Accepted
Eustoma barkleyi Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 3-5 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Bog gardening
Uses: Will Naturalize
Resistances: Deer Resistant


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Location: comanche, tx (proctor lake)Date: 2011-10-10
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Eustoma genus by Justin Sep 19, 2012 9:47 PM 17

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