GILIA tricolor

Bird's Eyes, Doll's Eyes



Height: 2' (60cm)
Flowering Time: Summer
Flower Colour: Mauve and white

Botanical Classification:


Angiospermae (Angiosperms)
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons)
Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder)
Order: Polemoniales (Jacob's Ladder Order)
Family: Polemoniaceae (Jacob's Ladder Family)
Genus: Gilia
Species: tricolor (with three colours)
Gilia tricolor

Gilia tricolor is a North American wildflower. It is an annual, with feathery leaves, and small terminal clusters of mauve to purple edged white flowers with a black throat.


Harvesting and Growing from Seed:


(13 days)

Seed Pod The seedpod is a ball, in a chaffy cluster with othr seedpods.

Seed The seeds are tiny light brown chips. There are several seeds in each seedpod.

Seedling The seedleaves are long and thin, and the first true leaves are very deeply lobed.

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