Birds Eyes Seeds

Birds Eyes Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $32.59 41% Savings
1 Pound $75.59 ($4.72/ounce) 66% Savings
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  • An heirloom wildflower variety that's a favorite with native pollinators
  • Annual; Stunning colors, easy to grow!
  • Fragrant blooms; Attractive to birds, bees and butterflies
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color White
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Plant Height up to 24 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer

About Birds Eyes Seeds

Gilia tricolor

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Bird's Eyes - also called Gilia Tricolor - is a delicately beautiful wildflower that is often used for drying. This flower is also fragrant, and as such, is an attractant to beneficial birds and bees.

Planting Information

Planting Birds Eyes Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 9 to 15 inches
Plant Height up to 24 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Gilia Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 450 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 54,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 21,600 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 86,400 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft