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Collinsia grandiflora

Blue lips

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to July
  • Height0.15m to 0.35m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink purple
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Collinsia grandiflora (Blue lips). An annual clumped herb native to British Columbia, Canada and down as far as California. Bears whorls of linear-lance-shaped, mid green toothed leaves. Flowers are pink-purple, bell-shaped and borne in early spring.

Characteristics

Annual, Fragrant

Origin

British Columbia, Canada to California

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Support with thin sticks.

Propagation

Seed sown outdoors in spring or early autumn.

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