A picture of a Gilia

Gilia

Gilia spp.

Full Sun
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Gilia Overview

A genus of 40 accepted species of annual or perennial flowering plants in the Polemoniaceae family native to the Americas where they inhabit temperate and tropical zones in semi-desert habitats. Some species are cultivated for their delicate leaves, sometimes finely divided, and clusters of salver-shaped flowers in shades of blue, white pink or yellow. They prefer well-drained soil in full sun.

How to propagate Gilia

Seed

You can propagate by seeds sown outdoors in the spring.

Other uses of Gilia

Suitable for coastal conditions.