|Botanical Name||Clarkia rubicunda|
|Local Name in Urdu|
|Fragrant or Not||no|
|Flowering Months||end of spring-start of summer|
|Flower Color||Pale Pink|
|Growing Areas||all Pakistan|
|Other Details||This under-appreciated annual bears the most beautiful, satiny pink or white flowers for weeks in summer. It also goes by the charming name farewell-to-spring, perhaps because it blooms just as spring temperatures are rising. Plant it once and you won't want to go a growing season without it.Godetias produce cup-shaped blossoms in clusters at the tips of strong stems. Flowers are white, pink, red, or lilac with contrasting colors in most. There are also double varieties. Foliage is gray-green. Height ranges from 10 inches up to 21/2 feet, and they grow about 10 inches wide. Shorter varieties have a mounding habit. this plant does best in areas with cool summers and in moist, well-drained soil. It's a great cut flower, too. it dislikes transplanting. Don't fertilize. If it has too many nutrients, it will have lots of foliage and few flowers.|
courtesy farhan ahmad.