Bird's Eyes - 3246
Gilia tricolor (Polemoniaceae)
A hardy annual native to the western United States that will easily adapt to a variety of conditions. The elegant trumpet shaped flowers are lavender and white with golden throats. Prefers a well drained soil in full sun. A fun variety to grow, particularly in mixtures.
Suggested use: Roadsides, mass plantings, mixtures. Miscellaneous: Flowers are delightfully fragrant, and retain their color when dried.
Average Planting Success: 80%
Height: 1 - 1½ feet
Germination: 20 - 30 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 65°F - 75°F
Sowing Depth: Surface Sow
Blooming Period: March - May
Average Seeds Per Pound:1,020,000
Seeds/Pkt: 2,000 - Covers 30 sq. ft.
1 oz Covers: 1,361sq.ft.
Seeding Rate: 2 lbs. per acre