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Bird's Eyes
Gilia tricolor


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About Bird's Eyes (Gilia tricolor)
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Flower Color: Lavender and white tubular flowers with golden throats.
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: Daisy-like
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 Bird's Eyes's native range?
  Indigenous To: Western No. America
Where Bird's Eyes is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: Best in the west, but can be grown in any region.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Bird's Eyes (Gilia tricolor)
  Soil preference: Adaptable, but prefers dry conditions.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Adaptable to even arid conditions.
  Instructions: The gilia tribe is a treasured group mostly from the Western regions. This is one of the more common and easy to grow gilias, which makes it quite easy for meadow plantings.

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