Phacelia tanacetifolia

Phacelia tanacetifolia

Lacy phacelia

Previous scientific name(s): Phacelia tanacetifolia subvar. Tenuisecta

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun. Purple-blue flowers are grouped into dense clusters and bloom during summer. Aggressive annual, adapted to a wide range of soils. Used for stabilization or beautification.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 36 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
36.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
245,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Purple - Blue
Blooming Season: 
Summer