Tall, thin, plant with small heads of blue flowers. This plant has blue pollen and as bees collect it, their pollen sacs will turn an amazing deep blue/purple color. Attracts bumblebees, honey bees, and larger native bees. 


  • Height- 24”-36”
  • Width- 6”
  • Water: Dry to Moist
  • Sun: Full sun to part shade
  • Bloom time: late May- June
  • Direct sowing: best sown in fall. Seeds will germinate readily in fall and grow steadily throughout the winter. Can be sown in spring (before April), plants will be shorter.
  • Growing transplants: Seeds do not exhibit dormancy but germinate best in cool temperatures (50-65 degrees).

Blue Gilia