General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 8-12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 55ºF-65ºF
Days to germinate: 14-21 days
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow at depth of approximately 1/8 inch, cover with a thin layer of soil.

Common names
  • False Baby Stars
  • False Babystars
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Leptosiphon androsaceus
  • Synonym: Linanthus androsaceus
  • Synonym: Linanthus androsaceus subsp. androsaceus

Photo Gallery

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: All pictures taken in/on my gardens/greenhouse/property
Date: 2024-05-14

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