Approximately 400 – 500 seeds.
At a Glance: Seablush is an annual wildflower that grows 2-24 inches tall. It has bright pink to white clustered flower heads that bloom from March-June.
Leaves: The leaves on this species are oppositely arranged and oblong shaped. The lower leaves are early deciduous.
Flowers: The small, bright pink to white flowers grow in densely crowded, headlike clusters at the stem tips.
Fun Fact: Seablush flowers provide a spring nectar source for bumble bees and other native bees, as well as butterflies including the endangered and rare Taylor’s checkerspot (Found in our South Sound Prairies).
|Sun/Shade Tolerance||Hydrology||Elevation Range|
Full sun > 80%
Mostly sunny 60%-80%
Photo by Northwest Meadowscapes.
MacKinnon, A., Pojar, J., & Alaback, P. B. (1994). Plants of the Pacific Northwest coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Richmond, Wash: Lone Pine Publishing.
Natural Resource Conservation Service. Plant Fact Sheet SHORTSPUR SEABLUSH.