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Castilleja (Indian Paintbrush)

Indian Paintbrush are annual to herbaceous perennials which are native to the western parts of North and South America. They make short stems topped by bright colored bracts in shades of white, yellow, red and pink hiding small flowers inside. Many species have been used by Indian tribes in North America. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. Excellent plants for a protected spot in the rock garden.
Sow fine seeds very flat on any rich, well drained soil from autumn to mid spring. Do not cover seeds with soils. Keep pots in a protected spot outside and always carefully water from beneath. Carefully transplant young plants to the final spot in the garden as soon as they are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
40 seeds per package.
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Castilleja angustifolia (Northwestern Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja angustifolia (Northwestern Indian Paintbrush)

40 (80)cm, Northwestern Indian Paintbrush is a showy species with red, violet or pink bracts above narrow lanceolate leaves. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Butte County, Idaho, USA at some 2.100m. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6741 € 7,99
Castilleja chromosa (Desert Paintbrush)

Castilleja chromosa (Desert Paintbrush)

15cm, Desert Paintbrush has showy bright red bracts and narrow leaves. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Mesa County, Colorado, USA at some 1.450m. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6743 € 7,99
Castilleja coccinea (Scarlet Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja coccinea (Scarlet Indian Paintbrush)

20cm, Scarlet Indian Paintbrush is an herbaceous perennial with showy scarlet bracts. It is native of meadows in central and eastern parts of North America . For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. VI-VII.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6634 € 4,99
Castilleja covilleana (Coville's Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja covilleana (Coville's Indian Paintbrush)

15cm, Coville's Indian Paintbrush makes orange-red, elongated spikes and cut foliage. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Blaine County, Idaho, USA at some 2.200m. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6744 € 7,99
Castilleja haydenii (Hayden's Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja haydenii (Hayden's Indian Paintbrush)

15cm, Hayden's Indian Paintbrush makes showy elongated pink flower spikes and narrow, greyish-green leaves. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Custer County, Colorado, USA at some 3750m. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6745 € 5,99
Castilleja integra (Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja integra (Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush)

15cm, Wholeleaf Indian Paintbrush makes bright orange-red, open flower spikes above narrow, greyish-green leaves. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Park County, Colorado, USA at some 3.000m. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6746 € 2,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Castilleja latifolia (Monterey Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja latifolia (Monterey Indian Paintbrush)

30cm, Monterey Indian Paintbrush is native of coastal areas in California, USA. It makes thick leaves and bright orange-red to yellowish-orange bracts. For any rich, very well drained and rather rocky soil in a protected spot in full sun. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Monterey County, California, USA, at some 50m. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 7425 € 7,99
Castilleja linariifolia (Narrow Leaf Paintbrush)

Castilleja linariifolia (Narrow Leaf Paintbrush)

50 (90)cm, Narrow Leaf Paintbrush makes very showy, intense orange-red bracts on tall stalks with narrow leaves. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6882 € 2,99*
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Castilleja parvula var. parvula (Tushar Plateau Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja parvula var. parvula (Tushar Plateau Indian Paintbrush)

30cm, Tushar Plateau Indian Paintbrush is native of a small area where it occurs in mountain flats and meadows in Utah, USA. It makes showy magenta to reddish-violet bracts. For any rich, very well drained and rather rocky soil in a protected spot in full sun. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Beaver County, Utah, USA, at some 3.400m. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 7426 € 7,99
Castilleja rhexifolia (Alpine Paintbrush)

Castilleja rhexifolia (Alpine Paintbrush)

15cm, Alpine Paintbrush has showy rosy-pink bracts above broad lanceolate leaves. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Big Horn County, Wyoming, USA at some 2.850m. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6747 € 7,99
Castilleja sessiliflora (Downy Painted Cup)

Castilleja sessiliflora (Downy Painted Cup)

15cm, Downy Painted Cup makes pale greyish-green to silvery-green, narrow leaves and pale pink to cream inflorescences. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Elbert County, Colorado, USA at some 2.050m. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Excellent in a protected spot in the rock garden. V-VI.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6749 € 4,99
Castilleja sulphurea (Yellow Indian Paintbrush)

Castilleja sulphurea (Yellow Indian Paintbrush)

20cm, Yellow Indian Paintbrush makes pale yellow inflorescence and is native to moist mountain meadows in western North America. For any humus rich, very well drained soil in full sun. VI-VII.
40 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package6570 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.