Bird's Eyes - Gilia tricolor
Annual Open Pollinated. Small lavender flowers with yellowish-white center are quite showy in spring and summer, and make an excellent addition to the rock garden or wildflower meadow. Easy to grow from seed, quick to germinate and bloom. Keep soil moist for six weeks after planting. Thin plants as they become overcrowded. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast.
Flowers: Fragrant . Blooms in mid spring
Attracts: Attracts butterflies and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types, but prefers dry conditions
Native: Western US
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 20-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Annual Native Gilia tricolor Height: 10-20 Bloom Season: Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~3118 seeds/pack)