* Height: 16 inches
* Germination: 2 weeks
* Gilia is a lovely annual wildflower that really stands out in mass plantings, and is a heavy nectar producer, so a very good lure for bees and other beneficial insects.
* Sow seed on surface of compost and gently firm down compost. Keep soil damp but not wet.
* Mature plants tolerate drought well, preferring hot and dry conditions; do not overwater, since this can cause disease. Avoid direct hot sun.