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Bee’s Friend
Phacelia tanacetifolia



With clusters of lavender flowers atop willowy foliage, Lacy Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia) is a refreshing addition to the garden or meadow. This native wildflower blooms all summer, attracting butterflies and bees. Lacy Phacelia is often used as a cover crop to protect and enrich soil, and will self-sow for a naturalized planting,long-lasting cut flower.



Life Cycle: Hardy Annual

Site: Full Sun
Height: 18-30”
Days to maturity: 45-60 days

Seed depth: 1/8 " surface, press into the soil
Plant spacing: 6-12”
Approx seeds per packet: 100


How to Grow: Sow Lacy Phacelia seeds in the early spring when there is still a chance of frost, and in fall where climate is mild.Press the wild flower seeds into the soil, cover 1/8, and keep seeds moist continuously. Thin seedlings to 12 inches apart. Lacy Phacelia will drop its own wildflower seeds. If seedlings and spreading is not desired, deadhead spent blooms.



Cut flowers in the  morning, strip down folliage.


Vase Life:

Upt o 7-10 days, ad drop of bleech.


Phacelia ( Bee’s Friend )

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