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Lacy Phacelia
Phacelia tanacetifolia


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About Lacy Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia)
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Flower Color: Light blue to purple
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Spike of clustered tiny flowers
Bloom Time: Mid season
Is this wildflower invasive? In some re
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Lacy Phacelia's native range?
  Indigenous To: Southwestern US
Where Lacy Phacelia is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: Native to desert areas, but can be grown successfully in all regions.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Lacy Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia)
  Soil preference: Like all desert species, prefers gritty, fast-draining conditions.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Adaptable to even arid conditions.
  Instructions: This desert species is very easy to grow, some would say too easy. It is lovely in a meadow, but can sometimes become "weedy", so use it sparingly. Give it desert-like hot conditions.

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