Gilia capitata (Globe gilia)

Native drought tolerant annual with blue globe-shaped flowers atop tall stems, blooming March to July. Occurs in woodlands and prairies; up to 7,000 ft. elevation. Use for mass plantings, along borders and in full sun to full shade garden mixes. Attracts native bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Polemoniaceae

Duration: Annual/Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

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Bloom Color: Blue

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Elevation: up to 7,000 ft.

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Very Low

pH Range: 5.5-7.6


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,000,000

Seeding Rate: 1 PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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