Nemophila Seeds - Penny Black

Nemophila Seeds - Penny Black

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Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69 ($13.69/ounce)
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  • A popular groundcover, this compact plant features wine-colored blooms
  • Short, easy to grow heirloom annual with bi-colored blooms
  • Fast-growing pollinator attractor with early Spring blooms
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Black, Purple
Growth Habit Spreading
Plant Height 4 to 6 inches
Bloom Season Early Spring

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer

About Nemophila Seeds - Penny Black

Nemophila discoidalis

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Grow Heirloom Nemophila - Plant Penny Black Nemophila Seeds

A low-growing, trailing annual, Penny Black, Also known as Pennie Black or Baby Black Eyes, is an easy to grow heirloom annual. Reaching only 4" in height, Penny Black Nemophila seeds can be planted in containers, hanging baskets and window boxes, as well as straight into your garden bed or border. It's deep purple, almost violet color is not often seen in the garden and a welcome compliment.

Planting Information

Planting Nemophila Seeds - Penny Black

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 4 inches
Plant Height 4 to 6 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Nemophila Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 82 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 6,657 Up to 625 Sq. Ft

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