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.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Polemoniaceae

Duration: Biennial, Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

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Mature Height: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Color: Red

Bloom Period: August - October

Annual Precipitation: 17 in.

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Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

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SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 357,000

Seeding Rate: 6-8 PLS lbs/acre

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