Baby Blue Eyes Nemophila Menziesii is a delicate, herbaceous annual plant native to California. Baby Blue Eyes is very easy to start from flower seeds, and the established Nemophila Menziesii grows only up to 6 inches tall forming mounds of green foliage with neat, divided leaves that are covered by saucer-shaped, sky-blue flowers with white centers. Baby Blue Eyes starts to bloom in spring and the showy flowers attracts bees and butterflies all summer long.
Baby Blue Eyes grows quickly from seeds making a great annual ground cover for open areas, but Baby Blue Eyes flower also looks charming in wooden barrels, hanging baskets, and containers. Nemophila Menziesii grows best in partial shade, but can tolerate sun if the moist, well drained soil is provided. Baby Blue Eyes re-seeds itself easily for growing next spring.
Height: 4-6 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average, Moist well-drained, pH 6.5-7.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Spring
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Germination Time: 12-20 Days
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