Annual. Prime beneficial-insect plant.
Lavender-blue, fragrant flowers are loved by people too.
A quick-growing plant which makes a fine, feathery but dense carpet that shades and holds the soil but allows moisture to trickle through.Phacelia attracts pollinators and beneficial insects that prey on pests. Makes good compost material.
BOTANICAL NAME: Phacelia tanacetifolia
Start seeds in flats in spring and transplant 6" apart. Attracts pollinating and pest-eating insects. This annual grows to a height of 1-4 feet. Our research garden has found it inhibits nematodes and improves soil structure. Makes good compost material.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: W, H/Height 1-4' /Spacing 6"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Bee Friendly