California Bluebell is a United States native. It grows 8-20 inches tall, with beautiful deep blue flowers. It grows quickly and blooms heavily in the summer. Very adaptable to conditions. As a native to southwestern desert regions of the U.S., it does well in arid conditions, but can be grown successfully in all regions. Flowers offer nectar to hummingbirds and butterflies and the seeds are eaten by songbirds. Hardiness to 5,000 feet.
Sowing: Plant seed 1/16 of an inch deep in full sun in the spring after danger of frost. Regular watering is important for the first 4 to 6 weeks. Prefers well drained soil.
Spacing: 12-15 inches apart Height: 8-20 inches Hardiness: To 5,000 feet
Bloom time: Summer Zones: 3-10
Moisture: Dry; drought tolerant Soil: best in sandy dry soil, will tolerate other soil types, must be well drained Light: Full sun
Information: Dies with first frost. Will reseed if seed drops on bare ground.
Bluebell - California