Previous scientific name(s): Orthocarpus exsertus, Orthocarpus purpurascens, Orthocarpus purpurascens var. pallidus, Orthocarpus purpurascens var.
Formerly known as Orthocarpus purpurascens. Low to moderate water requirement; full sunlight. Annual with purple bracts producing bright color from March to May. Occurs in large masses along hillsides and in pastures. Adapts to many soil types. In favorable years it will carpet the desert with an eye-catching, colorful display.Contact Our Experts
4 - 12 in.
AnnualNative or Introduced:
Low - Moderate
1 PLS lbs/Acre
20.10 lbs.Seeds per Pound:
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