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Agalinis Tenuifolia

Botanical Name:

Agalinis tenuifolia

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Plant Type

Annual, Native Plant, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Annual

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Single purple pink bell to funnel shaped flowers form in the upper leaf axils. They have 5 lobes and a spotted throat and hairy edges. The two top petals are smaller and form a hood the larger three lower petals flare out. Stamen and style are white. Flowers are short-lived lasting only a day or two and only a few flowers on a branch bloom at a time. The flowers are on a longer pedicle (flower stalk) than A. purpurea.

Fruit

1/4" shiny globular capsule with wind dispersed seeds.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Pollinators

Specialized Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Scrophulariales

Family

Scrophulariaceae

Genus

Agalinis

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