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Five Spot
Nemophila maculata


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About Five Spot (Nemophila maculata)
Height: Under 1 ft.
Flower Color: Five bright white petals, each with a prominent purple spot.
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Daisy-like
Bloom Time: Early season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Five Spot's native range?
  Indigenous To: California
Where Five Spot is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-9
  States:
How to grow Five Spot (Nemophila maculata)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: This species prefers cooler weather, so if you have very hot summers, it is best planted where it will receive some shade.

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