Chinese Houses Seeds

Chinese Houses Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $32.59 41% Savings
1 Pound $79.79 ($4.98/ounce) 64% Savings
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  • A unique heirloom characterized by tiered bicolored blooms
  • Heirloom annual native to California
  • Easy to grow pollinator attractor with bi-colored Spring blooms
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Fall, Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain
Use Container Garden
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Chinese Houses Seeds

Collinsia heterophylla

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Chinese Houses is a charming wildflower that is not as well known as it should be. A native of California, it produces lovely purple and white spires, one stacked on top of the other. Chinese Houses seeds are quite easy to establish, and can be planted in both sun or shade.

Planting Information

Planting Chinese Houses Seeds

Planting Season Fall, Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Spacing 12 inches
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Chinese Houses Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 350 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 24,796 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 99,184 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 396,736 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft