Collinsia heterophylla
(Chinese Houses)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Chinese Houses, Purple Chinese Houses, Innocence
    Synonyms: Collinsia bicolor
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: February - May
    Status: Native

Collinsia heterophylla , or Chinese Houses, is a spring annual. It is native only to California, but can be found in cultivation. It blooms in early to mid spring with bright purple flowers.

This plant can be easily distinguished by it's purple and white flowers.

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