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Chinese Houses
Collinsia heterophylla


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About Chinese Houses (Collinsia heterophylla)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Light purple and white blooms
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Spires of small, pagoda-shaped flowers
Bloom Time: Mid-season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Chinese Houses's native range?
  Indigenous To: California
Where Chinese Houses is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Chinese Houses (Collinsia heterophylla)
  Soil preference: Adaptable but perfers rich, moist soil.
  Sun/Shade: Full sun to light shade.
  Moisture Requirements: Above average but well-drained.
  Instructions: medical This California native annual appreciates rich, moist soil, so try to provide those conditions. Plant spring or fall, and smply scatter seed on loosened soil and then compress the seed into the dirt. Do not cover with soil. Easy to grow.

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