Chinese Houses - Collinsia heterophylla
Annual Open Pollinated. Lovely native wildflower in shades of rose or violet that grows well in shade. Common name is derived from the appearance of flowers stacked like pagodas. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 9" - 12" apart.
Flowers: Re-seeds easily. Blooms spring to early summer
Attracts: Attracts hummingbirds and beneficial insects
Soil: Prefers moist, rich, slightly acidic soil
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 7-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Shade
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Annual Native Collinsia heterophylla Height: 18-24 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~2560 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Prefers moist, slightly acidic soil, light shade, 1 snapdragon looking flowers in tiers on 1 spike, great scattered under deciduous trees or as bulb cover.