Gilia capitata

This annual flower has spherical clusters of flowers that range in color from light blue to white to pink. It can be found at a wide range of elevations and prefers well-drained, sandy soil but can tolerate clay.

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  • Bee_On_Gilia_Capitata © Dennis Lamczak Wikimedia Commons , Creative Commons License
  • P1000375_Gilia_capitata_© Magnus Manske Wikimedia creative commons license

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Riparian Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
does best in well-drained soil
Mature Height:
4" to 3 ft
Shade Preference:
Full Sun,
Soil Tolerance:
prefers sandy or rocky well-drained soil
Special Uses:
attracts pollinators