Flower, Bee's Friend

Phacelia tanacetifolia
$2.99 to $28.75
SKU: 0786
  • Annual plants grow 12-24 inches tall
  • Lavender-blue flowers
  • Attracts many different species of bees and beneficial insects
  • ±18,000 seeds/oz

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(Phacelia tanacetifolia) Can be used to attract bees to your garden. “Bienen-freund” in German translates as “bee’s friend.” Subtle lavender-blue flowers with curved spikes that are absolutely covered by many different species of bees. Excellent results when used as an annual cover crop. Annual, 12-24" tall. ±18,000 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep

Germination: 7-12 Days

Thin: 4-12" Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in early spring when soil is cool and a light frost is still possible; seed must be well covered. Does very well in dry gardens.