Blue Thimble Flower, Globe Gilia
Western natives related to phlox. Slender plants with finely cut leaves and colorful flowers from late spring to early fall. Useful in wild garden or borders. In fall or early spring, sow seeds in well-drained soil where plants are to grow. Thin seedlings to avoid crowding.Gilia capitata
Native from British Columbia to California. Grows 6–24 in. high, about 9 in. wide. Pale violet-blue to blue flowers with blue pollen are carried in dense clusters that look like pincushions.
This plant has very fragrant magenta-and-goldflowers on plants to 16 in. high.
Thespecies can reach 10 ft. talland 4 ft. wide; it has light green,deeply lobed leaves to 4 in.long an...
Native to Europe. Coarse,rather weedy garden plant to3 ft. high and 2 ft. wide, withfinely divided, br...