Gilia tricolor

Gilia tricolor

Bird's eyes

Low to moderate moisture requirement; full sunlight to partial shade. Flowers are pale to deep blue-violet, with yellow-orange throat and five pairs of purple spots at base of each petal. A widely adaptable annual species, blooms spring to fall.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 28 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

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