Phacelia- Lavender Blue

Phacelia tanacetifolia Open Pollinated

  • Annual to 70cm
  • Clusters of lavender blue flowers
  • Attracts bees and hoverflies

Standard seed packet, 250 seeds
$1.50

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Description

'Phacelia- Lavender Blue' seeds

Phacelia tanacetifolia

  • Annual to 70cm
  • Clusters of lavender blue flowers
  • Attracts bees and hoverflies

Annual growing to 70cm with fine feathery green leaves and clusters of lavender blue flowers held above the foliage. The nectar-rich flowers bloom over a long period and attract bees, hoverflies and parasitic wasps; phacelia is grown as a cover crop by bee keepers in the US and Europe. Grow in beds or mixed borders. Tolerant of poor soils, drought and light frosts.

Native to Arizona, California, Nevada and northwest Mexico. Also known as 'Purple tansy', 'Lacy phacelia', 'Fiddleneck' and 'Lacy scorpionweed'.

Seeds per gram: 580
Product code: I6-06

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Best Months to Sow
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Temperate
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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and summer; autumn in frost-free climates
Germination 14-28 days @ 12-16°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 70cm
Position Full sun, well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 90-110 days

*Notes: Seeds require darkness to germinate.

How To Grow

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