Castilleja sulphurea

Castilleja sulphurea

Sulfur indian paintbrush

Previous scientific name(s): Castilleja luteovirens, Castilleja mogollonica, Castilleja rhexiifolia var. sulphurea

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Perennial plant has pale yellow floral bracts, which are somewhat rare in the genus. Commonly found in medium to high elevation mountain meadows and slopes throughout its range.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 20 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Marginal
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: 
22.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
4,500,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Pale Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fall