Chinese Houses (Collinsia heterophylla) Annual
Named for its multi-tiered rows of purple and white flowers resembling pagodas, this native California wildflower blooms late-spring through summer. An excellent choice for bouquets and arrangements, Chinese Houses is nectar-rich and loved by pollinators. Great in border gardens and sometimes used as ground cover. 1-2’ tall. Self-sows if blossoms are not harvested.
- 100 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Direct sow in full sun after last frost or start indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last frost.
- Press scattered seeds gently into soil. Moist soil and light are required for successful germination. Water/mist gently after sowing.
- Space 10-12” apart.
- Do not over water.