Birds Eye (Gilia Tricolor) 400 seeds (#1260)
About the product
Gilias are delightful, unusual, richly flowering plants that need a lot of sun and warm soil.
Prefers Porous soils. Sensitive to wet and cool summers.
It takes about 8 weeks to flower after the sow.
Suitable for decorating dry and sunny areas in beds or borders.
Genus - Gilia
Species - Tricolor
Common name - Birds Eye
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 10
Height - 0,30 - 0,40 m
Spread - 0,15 m
Plant type - Annual Flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil type - Average garden soil, loose
Water requirements - Low
Landscape uses - Containers, beds, borders, rock gardens
Bloom season - July - September
Leaf / Flower color - Green / pink - white
Sow from April to June (after the last frost) directly in to soil.
Sow on surface, press in to it.
Keep wet, cover with plastic or glass as seeds requires light to germinate.
Best temperature for germination above +17C.
Average Germination time: 15-21 days