Ipomopsis aggregata

Ipomopsis aggregata

Scarlet gilia

Formerly known as Gilia aggregata. Low to moderate moisture requirement; full sun to partial shade. Red tubular flowers found on multiple stems which can reach heights of one to three feet. A biennial or short-lived perennial species that grows well on sandy or rocky soils. Attractive to hummingbirds and browsed by deer and elk prior to flowering. Blooms spring to fall.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 36 
in.
Life Form: 
Biennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 8 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
42.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
357,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Red
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall