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Chinese Houses Seeds

Product Size SKU Price Quantity
1/4 Pound COLQP
Price: $10.95
1 Pound COLLB
Price: $29.95

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Exquisite flowers like little pagodas gave this wildflower its name. Native to the NW, but easy anywhere. Annual.
Purple and White Chinese Houses Seeds, Collinsia heterophylla, Chinese Houses
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Common Name Chinese Houses
Botanical Name Collinsia heterophylla
Plant Type Annuals
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Purple, White
Mature Height 12-24 inches tall
Bloom Time Spring to summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 410,047
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Native To North America
Native To California
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Advantages Cut Flowers, Extended Blooms
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
Snapdragon-like flowers in tiers resembling pagodas give this lavender-white West Coast American native its name. Great for cutting. “Collinsia” is for 18th century American botanist, Zaccheus Collins.


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Nice wildflower


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  • Attractive
  • Healthy


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    Comments about American Meadows Chinese Houses Seeds:

    Does not geminate as profusely as some other wildflowers.

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