Bee's Friend Flower Seeds - Heirloom Untreated NON-GMO From Canada

Bee's Friend Flower Seeds

(Phacelia tanacetifolia) Annual. 60 days to maturity.

Also known as Purple Tansy and Fiddleneck, this easy to grow annual is wonderful for attracting pollinators to your garden! Mid sized, bushy plants are adorned with beautiful, curling lavender-blue flowers.


Growth Habit: Upright, bushy growth to 2 feet with lacy fern-like foliage and curling, spiky flowers.

Sun Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Soil Preference: Average, well-drained soil

When to Plant: Direct seed every few weeks from last frost to mid-June

How to Plant: Direct sow seeds ¼” deep and cover with soil - they need darkness to germinate. Seeds will germinate in 30-45 days. Thin seedlings 6” apart.

When to Harvest: Harvest flowers in Summer and into Fall. 

How to Harvest:  Harvest stems when flowers are just starting to open. 

Note: Some people experience a skin reaction to the plants, so as a precaution we recommend that you wear gloves when pulling out finished plants. 

Uses: Bee’s friend is a beautiful, fragrant cut flower with a long vase life. In the garden, it is a pollinator extraordinaire! It is a great companion plant for the cucurbits (cucumber, squash, and melons), as it attracts pollinators and beneficial insects. Can be used as a cover crop. 



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