is a beautiful annual that comes in pink and white with hints of violet. Native to British Columbia to northern California. The genus name commemorates William Clark of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Suitable for cutting, beds and borders, and wildflower mixtures. Attracts butterflies. The name Farewell to Spring is derived from its bloom time of late spring to summer. It is an annual plant growing to 3 feet, with slender, linear leaves The fruit is a dry capsule, which splits open when mature to release the numerous seeds.
Sowing: Direct sow on the surface of the soil in early spring, after the last frost. Keep the soil moist until germination, which should take place within 7-10 days. This plant does not transplant well; seedlings can be thinned, though they tolerate crowding.