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.