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
You can propagate by seeds sown outdoors in the spring.
Other uses of Gilia
Suitable for coastal conditions.