Phacelia tanacetifolia (Lacy phacelia)

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.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Hydrophyllaceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Native

Growth Form:  Single crown

Mature Height: 12-36 in.

Bloom Color: Purple-blue

Bloom Period: July-September

Annual Precipitation: 6-49 in.

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: 

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance: No

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Low

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 6.4-8.6


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 245,000

Seeding Rate: 1-2 PLS lbs/acre

Season:

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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