Gilia capitata

Gilia capitata

  • Gilia capitata
  • Gilia capitata
  • Gilia capitata
  • Gilia capitata
  • Flower name
    Gilia capitata
  • Scientific name
    Gilia capitata
  • AliasFineflower Gilia, Gilia, タマザキヒメハナシノブ, blue-thimble-flower, blue field gilia, アメリカハナシノブ
  • Place of originEnvironment California and Southern Nevada in North America
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June, July

What is Gilia capitata

Gilia capitata is native to North America is grass annual plant in the family Polemoniaceae.
At the tip of the stalk to spring upright blue-purple spherical flowers bloom.

General name: Gilia capitata, scientific name:Gilia leptantha,
origin: California and Southern Nevada, North America, environment: mountains and arid land,
plant height: 50-70 m, stem: upright, life-year grass, leaf: pine needle-shaped leaf arrangement: whorled,
inflorescence size: 3-4 cm, flower color: violet, petal number five, flowering time: April - July,
uses: cut flowers, potted plant.


  • Eye
    Ericales
  • Family
    Polemoniaceae
  • Genus
    Gilia
  • Species
    G. capitata
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Feather shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typeA year of grass
  • Flower colorsBlue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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