Clarkia


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Clarkia

 

a genus of herbaceous plants of the family Onagraceae. It is very closely related to the genus Godetia and is often united with it. There are approximately ten species in western North America. These unhardy, showy-flowered annuals, primarily C. unguiculata, C. elegans, and C. pulchella, are used as ornamentals. Many forms and varieties of Clarkia are known; they have either single or double flowers and are distinguished by their color (white, pink, lilac, or red-purple) and height.

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The variety of flowers included Acroclinium, Anchusa, Ageratum, Aster, Alyssum, Antirrhinum, Annual Chrysanthemum, Calendula, Candytuft, Corn Flower, Cineraria, Clarkia, Dianthus, Dimorphotheca, English Daisy, Gazania, Godetia, Gypsophila, Gamolepis, Helichrysum,.
Plants to choose from include agrostemma, calendula, chrysanthemum, clarkia, clary, cornflower, corn marigold, convolvulus, cosmos, eschscholtzia, godetia, helianthus, lavatera, limnanthes, linaria, linum, mignonette, nasturtium, nemophila, nigella, scabious, statice, night scented stock, poppy and sweet sultan.
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Species good for cutting are Cosmos of all forms, but try Cosmos 'Double Click' and 'Psyche White'; aster, bedding-dahlias, godetia, clarkia, sweet William, Brompton stocks, sunflowers, Rudbeckia hirta 'Kelveden Star', Rudbeckia hirta 'Green Eyes', Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun', Scabiosa 'Ebony & Ivor', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' and Mayfield Giant', Sweet-smelling Resedia odorata, Crepis aurea, Gaillardia pulchella, Centaurea cyanus (cornflowers) and Larkspur.
Candy tuft, limnanthes and clarkia are all colourful and easy to grow.
There are other minor quibbles: confusion is likely to be caused by not making a sufficient distinction between the glume wheat spelt and other (but free-threshing) breadwheats; botanists will cavil that Clarkia (Onagraceae) and Wyethia (Compositae) referred to on p.
Look for the blooms of yellow bells in April, pink Nootka roses and yellow lupine in May, and pink Clarkia and white mariposa lilies in June.
Calendulas, nasturtiums, cosmos, clarkia, cornflower, nigella, annual convolvulus, nolana, echium and clary sage, will all germinate outdoors and many of them can be cut and brought into the house.
majus (Scrophulariaceae), Clarkia breweri (Onagraceae), and Rosa hybrida
As the first step in analyzing the complex biochemical choreography behind a floral scent, Pichersky and his coworkers in 1994 worked out the amino acid sequence of the enzyme linalool synthase from petals of Clarkia breweri, a purple wildflower native to California.
Never leave gaps, plant in abundance so that borders are overflowing with romantic beauties including old-fashioned roses, honeysuckle, pinks and lavenders, sweet Williams, catmint and other bygone era favourites including godetia and clarkia.