1189 - AlpenPix (Garden) - 2006-12-20|
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Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: Rosy Paintbrush, a Colorado subalpine to alpine species. 6-12 inches tall; various colors from a reddish-purple to rose, pink, salmon and even bicolors with white; full sun to part shade; rich, moist soil; blooms in late spring. This Castilleja and other Castilleja species in my garden do not appear to require a host as long as they get ample food to eat and water to drink.
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