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A picture of a Queen Anne's Thimble

Queen Anne's Thimble

Gilia capitata

Also known as

Blue Thimble Flower, Bluehead Gilia, Globe Gilia, Blue Field Gilia

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Queen Anne's Thimble Overview

This is an upright branching annual about 60cm high, The leaves are mid-green and fern-like. The flowers are tiny soft lavender-blue flowers that will appear in a pincushion-like mass in summer and early autumn.

Other uses of Queen Anne's Thimble

Borders