False Dayflower (Tinantia anomala)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: 2 large lavender-blue petals and 1 smaller white petal.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: Sow seeds shallowly, gently covering with soil. Keep soil moist.

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