Satin Flower

Clarkia amoena Grace Series

Satin Flower - Clarkia amoena Grace Series

Common Name: Satin Flower
Genus: Clarkia
Species: amoena
Cultivar: Grace Series

Capt. Clark was a travelling companion of Lewis (an explorer of the Rocky Mountains)

Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink, Red, Lilac
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July & August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This annual has a bushy, upright habit. Clarkia amoena Grace Series have pointed, slender mid-green leaves. Flowers can be single or double in shades of red, pink or lilac. Ideal for use as cut flowers. Clarkia may also be known as Godetia. On excessively nutritious soils Clarkia amoena Grace Series will probably produce too much foliage at the expense of flowers.