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Gilia capitata

Gilia capitata
blue thimble flower
Common name blue thimble flower
Family polemoniaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers blue (spring-summer)
Size 8-10"
Light sun-part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

California wildflower, with spherical clusters of blue flowers on upright stalks.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '09 trade. Baggy 70F (87%G, 4-6d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (65%G, 4-7d)
  3. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (39%G, 4-20d)
  4. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (8%G, 7-11d). Seedlings did not develop.

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