NEMOPHILA

A. One of the hardiest of annuals and of much value for edgings or small beds by reason of its compact growth. Seed may be sown either in August, for spring flowering or in April, for summer flowers, and in the place where the plants are intended to bloom, though they will bear transplanting if it be carefully done. A light soil is desirable in order that the seed may germinate freely and the plants be restricted from rank growth. Put in a dry spot and in the sun. Memophila insignis (menziesii), also known as Baby Blue Eyes, is an excellent species with 26s sky-blue and white flowers to about 6 in. jV. discoidalis has flowers of dark purple edged with white.

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