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  • Mentzelia lindleyi Blazing Star Seeds Cailfornia Native

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Mentzelia lindleyi Blazing Star Seeds Cailfornia Native

Pkt 50 Seeds

Product Description

California native Blazing Star will be the stars of your early summer garden! Once you see the brilliant yellow star shaped flowers covering 2-3ft plants you will wonder why they aren't grown more often. Low maintenance, easy and attractive to wildlife. Really likes fast draining sandy, gravelly or rocky soil but will grow fine in regular garden conditions if not overwatered. Mixes great will many other California wildflowers California Poppies, GoldfieldsLupines, MilkweedCalifornia Bluebells, Chinese Houses and Monkey Flowers. 

Pkt: 50 Seeds 

Botanical Name: Mentzelia lindleyi

Common Name: Blazing Star

Type: Annual    

Color: Yellow

Height: 18-30" *Variable with conditions    

Light: Full Sun

Water: Low Xeric - Summer Dry *Looks better with a little summer water

Soil: Well-drained Tolerates clay, Loam, rocky or sandy soil

Flowering: Late Spring - Summer *longer with some summer water

Germination: 7-21 days 60-70F Pre-chill can increase germination 

Sow Indoors: Surface sow by pressing onto moist seed starting mix making good contact, sprinkle lightly with mix & grit or vermiculite, keep moist not soggy, 60-70F

Sow Outdoors: Direct in garden after all frost on raked weed-free damp soil, cover lightly, keep moist not waterlogged do not let dry out, 

Native Plant Communities:  Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland & Valley Grassland



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