Year 1- Wild about Wildflowers
 

Some Wildflowers For The Home Garden

Common Name

Scientific Name

Planting Time

Blooming
Time

Color

Seed or
Container

Life Span

Brittlebush

Encelia farinosa

fall-spring

Nov-May

yellow

both

perennial

Desert Bluebells

Phacelia campanularia

fall/winter

spring

blue

seed

annual

Desert Marigold

Baileya multiradiata

fall-spring

spr/fall

yellow

both

perennial

Desert Zinnia

Zinnia acerosa

fall

spr/fall

white

both

perennial

Dogweed

Thymophylla pentachaeta

fall/win/spr

spr/sum/ fall

yellow

both

perennial

Firewheel, Blanketflower

Gaillardia pulchella

fall/win/spr

summer

yellow maroon

both

annual

Globe Mallow

Sphaeralcea ambigua

fall/winter

spring

variable

both

perennial

Goodding Verbena

Verbena gooddingii

fall

spring

lav/pink

both

perennial

Lupine

Lupinus sparsiflorus

fall

spring

blue

seed

annual

Mexican Gold Poppy

Eschscholzia mexicana

fall/winter

spring

yel-gold

seed

annual

Owl Clover

Castilleja exserta

fall

spring

red-pur

seed

annual

Paperflower

Psilostrophe cooperi

fall/winter

spring/fall

yellow

both

perennial

Parry Penstemon

Penstemon parryi

fall

spring

pink

both

perennial

Summer Poppy

Kallstroemia grandiflora

spr/sum

sum/fall

orange

seed

annual

 
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