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  • Date :
  • 6/13/2006

Bird's Eyes

Gilia tricolor (Polemoniaceae)

A hardy annual native to the western United States that will easily adapt to a variety of conditions. The elegant trumpet shaped flowers are lavender and white with golden throats. Prefers a well-drained soil in full sun. A fun variety to grow, particularly in mixtures.

Average planting success with this species: 80%
Height: 12-18 inches
Germination: 20-30 days
Optimum soil temperature for germination: 65-75F
Sowing depth: Surface Sow
Blooming period: March-May
Average seeds per pound: 1,020,000
Seeding rate: 2 lbs. per acre
Suggested use: Roadsides, mass plantings, mixtures.
Miscellaneous: Flowers are delightfuly fragrant, and retain their color when dried.

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