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Bird's Eyes
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Delicate Showy Flowers

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF1816

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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 Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • California Native
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Native
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Wildflower

Characteristics

Brand Peaceful Valley Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer Flower Color Purple
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Upright
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer
Flower Color Purple
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

June 16, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Summer’s here, and each long hot day brings your fruit trees closer to harvest.  However, from bugs to sunshine, there are many summertime risks to a tree’s health.  With some extra care… read more »
July 5, 2012 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
With Integrated Pest Management or IPM, pest control does not  mean waiting until June and then grabbing the most toxic spray around to wipe out the summer pests in your garden. You’d probably… read more »
May 20, 2011 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
The small fry of the animal world can inflict big damage on your garden. The gophers drill down, and birds can go anywhere, anytime. SCARE THE BIRDS WITH YOUR GARDEN DECOR You might be able to scare some… read more »

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

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