Gilia capitata

Gilia capitata

Globe gilia

Drought tolerant annual; full sun or partial shade, tolerates full shade. Blue flower clusters form distinct, globe shaped heads atop tall, erect stems. Generally blooms in the spring. Best used for mass plantings along borders or in wildflower mixes.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Not Adapted
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
44.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,020,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring