Bird’s Eyes (Gilia Tricolor)

Gilia capitata

Season:                           Annual

USDA Zones:                 3-10

Height:                           12" - 24”

Bloom Season:               Spring

Bloom Color:                 Lavender, Pink and White (Tricolor)

Light Required:            Full Sun

Depth:                            On the soil surface

Soil Moisture:                Various

Plant Spacing:               12”

Days to Germination     14 – 21 days

Germination Test %     90%


This plant gets its name from the tricolor of lavender, pink and white. Plant these seeds in the autumn to early spring. Flowers have a light chocolate aroma. This flower is great for rock gardens and attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.


All of our seeds have been hand processed, packaged and tested for germination rates. We add padding to our package seeds for added protection. The seed will arrive in plastic bags that can be resealed for your convenience.


We cannot guarantee the rate of germination will match what we have tested at due to individual growing environments.  If you need additional information about growing our seeds please email us. All seeds are labeled with growing information.