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Gilia tricolor

Gilia tricolor

Common name birds' eyes
Family polemoniaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers blue/violet (summer)
Size 12-18"
Light sun
Cultural notes tolerant of dry conditions
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

California wildflower sporting fragrant light blue or violet flowers with a yellow throat and a dark purple ring. Leaves are narrow-frilly, in a darker shade of green. Reportedly reseeds (but it may not do so in our climate - we'll see).

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 (80%G, 4-7d)

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