Flower, Bee's Friend

Catalog #0786

5598
(Phacelia tanacetifolia) Can be used to attract bees to your garden. "Bienenfreund" 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.
DIRECT SEED
1/8" Deep
GERMINATION
7-12 Days
THIN
4-12" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
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.

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