Phacelia bolanderi

Common Name:
Woodland phacelia
Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Boraginaceae (The Borage Family)
Geographic Origin:
California Native?:
Plant Size:
12 inches high
Landscape/Garden Uses:
flower gardens
Flowering Season:
Spring and summer
Flower Color:
Light pink
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 10 degrees F. or less
Low growing perennial prospers in part shade with occasional watering. Divided leaves are grey green and rough to the touch; pale lavender blue blossoms appear along flowering stems as they uncurl toward the tips. Phacelias attract beneficial insects and bees. This plant does well in dry shade.