Castilleja rhexiifolia

Castilleja rhexiifolia

Splitleaf Indian paintbrush

Previous scientific name(s): Castilleja luata, Castilleja leonardii , Castilleja oregonensis

Perennial; low water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Deep pink to violet-purple or orange floral bracts generally occur June to August, from midmontane to alpine zones within woods, along streams, in meadows and on open rocky slopes.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 32 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

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