Gilia leptantha ssp. purpusii

Gilia leptantha ssp. purpusii

Blue gilia

Previous scientific name(s): Gilia latiflora ssp. purpusii

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun to partial shade. Annual with deep blue flowers, blooms April to July. Recommended throughout the West for mass plantings and wildflower mixes.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

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

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
47.70 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
492,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Blue
Blooming Season: 
Spring