Blue Thimble Flower, Globe Gilia
Easy-to-grow Western natives that are related to phlox. Slender plants with finely cut leaves and colorful flowers from late spring to early fall. Useful in wild gardens 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 to 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.
Annual. This low-growing, weedy plant from Europe has bright green leaves and 1/2-in., brick red flowe...
These big-leafed woodland plants thrive in the rich organic soil under tall trees and shrubs. They gro...
This California native is rather uncommon in nature. It blooms from spring to early summer, with 1-in....