Nemophila menziesii

Nemophila menziesii

Baby blue eyes

Previous scientific name(s): Nemophila menziesii ssp. insignis, Nemophila menziesii var. discoidalis

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to shade. Annual with pale blue flowers, blooms March to June. Native to California but easy to grow throughout the USA. Prolific bloomer.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 10 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 6 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
43.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
258,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring