(Limnanthes douglasii var. ‘Poached Egg Plant’)
Poached Egg Plant is a native annual flower that can be found growing throughout wet grassy areas of California and Oregon. At maturity, this plant reaches the height of 6” and features green fern-like foliage, and aromatic 5 petaled white flowers that are yellow at their base. This plant can be grown in a container, attracts bees, butterflies, and hoverflies, self sows, and is great as a cut flower!
Variety: Poached Egg Plant
Also Known As: Douglas' meadowfoam, Ornduff's meadowfoam.
Native to: California, Oregon.
Introduced into: Great Britain.
Ease of Growing: Easy
Grown as: Annual
Maturity (Blooms): May to August
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Medium. Should retain moisture.
Attracts Beneficial Insects: Yes. Flowers attract Bees and Butterflies.
Containers: Yes. used in rock gardens and containers.
Sow Depth: 1/8"
USDA Zone: 4-10
Produces: mass of charming, 1 inch white blooms with lemony yellow centers on 6 inch stems.