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Clarkia – Elegant Red


Mountain Garland is native to the western United States.  This flower comes in a variety of fluorescent shades of pinks, purples and whites.  Mountain Garland is a close relative of Godetia.  This plant grows 2-3 feet tall in the Northwest and may need support once full-grown.  Zones 1-11 provide good growing climate.  The buds bloom from the lower portions of the long stems to the top.  Mountain Garland makes an excellent cut flower and will last longer if it is cut when the flowers are just starting to bloom at the bottom of the stem and there are a lot of buds left to open on the top.  This flower is brilliantly colored and stunningly bright.  Plant it in a sunlit area that receives partial shade.  Like its relative, the Godetia, it will not survive when planted in an arid or humid climate.  Also like the Godetia, this flower needs soil that is lacking in nutrients; otherwise, it will be overwhelmed with a lot of foliage and few blooms.  Soil that is low in nitrogen supports this flower particularly well.  Mountain Garland needs to be planted outdoors and does not transplant well.  It should be planted in the spring, but if you are located in zones 7-10 you can also plant it in the fall.

**For larger quantities than listed for sale please contact us for availability and pricing.

The broadcast rate for seeding is 4 – 5 pounds per acre.

The seed drill rate for seeding in rows is 2 pounds per acre.

Purchasing Options PriceQuantity
Small Packet $2.50

Covers approximately 5 square feet.

10 Gram $3.75

Covers approximately 480 square feet.

1/8 Pound $12.00

Covers approximately 2,720 square feet.

1 Pound $69.75

Covers approximately 21,780 square feet.

Scientific Name

Clarkia unguiculata

Product Type







Introduced species



Germination Time

15-30 days

Planting Season

Spring, Fall

Bloom Season

Summer, Fall

Weeks to Bloom

7 to 8 weeks


1 to 11

Seeds Per Pound


Seeding Rate (lb./acre)





Bats, Birds, Butterflies, Honey Bees, Native Bees


Mountain Garland is native to the western United States

Light Requirement

Part Sun/Shade

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