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Bird's-eye Gilia
Scientific Name: Gilia tricolor Benth.
Family: Polemoniaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 6-10

Heat Tolerance: One of the more heat resistant Gilias

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: California, below 4000 feet elevation (1200 m)

Growth Habits: Annual, 1 to 3 feet tall (30-90 cm); finely lobed leaves hairy above and on the axils

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds, sown in place and not covered, will self sows if the conditions are right

Blooming Habits:
The Gilia tricolor bears scented, trumpet-shaped, pale lavender to pink flowers with violet and golden throats and prominent blue stamens. The flowers attract hummingbirds. When dried, they retain their color.

Fruiting Habits:

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