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Farewell To Spring

Description

The Farewell To Spring is a California native plant. The flower petals have a crepe paper appearance and come in various shades of violet. The reddish-purple stem is delicate in appearance and has narrow green leaves.

The flowers bloom at different points along the plant stems, with a single flower at each point. Flowers that are unopened, have petals that are rolled shut (burrito-like).

Farewell To Spring comes in many color varieties. Visit CalFlora.org to view several Farewell To Spring variants.

The bloom period for Farewell To Spring is June, July and August.

Family: Evening Primrose (Onagraceae).

Field Notes

We have observed Farewell To Spring wildflowers at Johnson' Pasture in the foothills of Claremont, CA.

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