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California Blue Bells - Phacelia campanularia
Annual Open Pollinated. Also named Desert Bell this cheery low-growing blue flower calls the Mojave and Sonoran deserts home. The inky blue, bell-shaped flowers bloom in summer and are sure to attract attention. Foliage is coarsely toothed and grey-green in color and veined in a contrasting red. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 8" apart.
Flowers: Low growing. Blooms early spring to late spring
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies
Soil: Prefers gravelly, well-drained soil
Native: Southwestern US
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 15-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 8"-12"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Light Water
Annual Native Phacelia campanularia Height: 12-24 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~2830 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Little water and good drainage will extend spring bloom season. Likes it sunny and hot.