Nemophila menziesii (Baby Blue Eyes)

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Nemophila menziesii, known commonly as ‘Baby Blue Eyes’ or baby's-blue-eyes, is an annual herb, native to western North America. A popular garden plant, Nemophila menziesii (Baby Blue Eyes) is a small, trailing annual boasting a profusion of bowl-shaped bright blue flowers, adorned with white centers. You can expect baby blue...
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Nemophila menziesii, known commonly as ‘Baby Blue Eyes’ or baby's-blue-eyes, is an annual herb, native to western North America. A popular garden plant, Nemophila menziesii (Baby Blue Eyes) is a small, trailing annual boasting a profusion of bowl-shaped bright blue flowers, adorned with white centers. You can expect baby blue eyes flowers in late winter where temperatures are moderate, and the plant blooms until late spring to early summer. The baby blue eyes flower is an excellent plant to use in rockeries, containers and massed as border plants in annual gardens.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 14,375 250
1/4LB 57,500 1,000
1/2LB 115,000 2,000
1LB 230,000 4,000
5LB 1,150,000 20,000

Scientific Name: Nemophila Menziesii 

Common Name: Baby Blue Eyes

Plant Type: Annual 

Family: Boraginaceae

Native Range: Native to California, Baja California, Oregon 

Height: 4-12 "

Spread: 12 "

Habitat: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Montane Locales 

Zone: USDA Hardiness Zone 2-11

Exposure: Full Sun/Sheltered

Blooming Season: Spring, Cool Summers  

Attracts: Bees and Butterflies 

Resistant: Deer, Drought, Rabbit   

Characteristics: Fragrant, Showy, Good Cut 

Flower Color: White to pale purple or bright blue, White at center 

Moisture: Average 

Water Requirement: Average  

Soil Type: Prefers mostly well-drained soil 

Soil pH: pH 5-8 

Advantage: Low maintenance, Easy to grow 

Uses: Ground cover, Garden bed, Consider Pairing it with taller plants such as Tulips

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