Castilleja minor ssp. minor

Castilleja minor ssp. minor

Marsh Indian paintbrush

Previous scientific name(s): Castilleja exilis

Formerly known as Castilleja exilis. Attractive annual paintbrush that thrives in wet, saline or alkaline meadows. Red bracts are visible from a distance. Recommended for sites with high water tables, heavy soils and high pH.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 32 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Moderate - High - Wetland Adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Average
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
12.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
4,586,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red
Blooming Season: 
Summer