Phacelia campanularia (Bluebells)

Drought tolerant annual; full sun. Deep blue flowers bloom February to April. Occurs in dry gravelly or sandy soils in the southwest. Excellent for wildflower mixtures and mass plantings.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Hydrophyllaceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: 

Mature Height: 8-24 in.

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Period: February-April

Annual Precipitation: 5-51 in.

Drought Tolerance: Moderate

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

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CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 5.5-8.0

 


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 856,000

Seeding Rate: 1-3 PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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