Castilleja applegatei ssp. martinii

Castilleja applegatei ssp. martinii

Early Indian paintbrush

Previous scientific name(s): Castilleja clokeyi, Castilleja gyroloba, Castilleja martinii, Castilleja martinii var. clokeyi, Castilleja roseana

Formerly known as Castilleja chromosa. Drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight. Red, scarlet or yellow bracts generally bloom April to June. Occurs from valleys to foothills in dry open sites anywhere from 2,000 ft. to 7,000 ft., commonly in association with greasewood, sagebrush and oak.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 18 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
17.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
4,900,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer