Mentzelia decapetala
Plants of the Southwest

Mentzelia decapetala

Blazing Star

Very fragrant 3-5" cream flowers with gold stamen like sunbursts adorn this hardy 2 ft. annual or biennial from summer until frost. Blazing Star is native to the Rocky Mountains, very cold hardy. Flowers open in the afternoon and make the moonlit night a further wonder. Sow in fall or stratify 1 month and sow in spring. Zones 3-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 345678


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