Baby Blue Eyes Seeds
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 4 inches
Bloom Season: Early spring to late summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.5 - 7.5
Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: 1/8th inch
Sowing Rate: 4 - 5 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 6 inches
Care & Maintenance: Baby Blue Eyes
Baby Blue Eyes (Nemophila Menziesii) - Grown quickly from Baby Blue Eyes seed, this annual flower is commonly found along the west coast of the United States. Baby Blue Eyes grows quickly from flower seeds and often is seen in the spring. It can be planted as an annual flower in USDA zones 3 - 9. Baby Blue Eyes Nemophila has simple flowers of true blue with white centers, and it is a profuse bloomer. It prefers full sun to partial shade and moist but well-draining soil. It does not tolerate humidity well. The Baby Blue Eyes plant is known to re-seed itself for a display the following spring.
Nemophila Menziesii seeds can be started directly outdoors in the early spring. Prepare a seedbed with loosened soil that is weed free. The Baby Blue Eyes seed can be covered 1/8 of an inch with light soil. Keep the flower seeds moist until germination occurs. An application of water-soluble, all-purpose plant food before blooming is beneficial.