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Gilia tricolor

Bird's eye

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height0.3m to 0.45m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.23m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPale pink-white
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Gilia tricolor (Bird's eye). This species is a mound forming annual, the leaves are linear dark green and pinnate. The flowers are clusters of pale pink-white blooms in the spring.

Characteristics

Annual, Fragrant

Origin

Southwest USA

Interest and use

Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light

Cultivation

Grow in light well-drained soil, with a position in full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the autumn or mid-spring.

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