Horticulture in the Desert

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Castilleja exserta – Purple Owl’s Clover

Posted by VT Jenny on February 21, 2009

Castilleja exserta – Purple Owl’s Clover

Size: 4-18″ tall annual
Flowers: Pink-purple blooms Deb – May
Site: Full sun, well drained soil
Uses: Mixed with other perennials, seasonal color
Foliage: Thread-like lobes
Native: Open areas CA to S. AZ, NW Mexico

Castilleja exserta - Purple Owl's CloverCastilleja exserta - Purple Owl's CloverCastilleja exserta - Purple Owl's Clover

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