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Phacelia tanacetifolia is a beautiful plant, ideal as a cut flower and beloved by bees and an excellent attractant of lots of beneficial insects like lacewings and ladybirds. The hungry nymphs of both these insects then munch away on less welcome aphids.
Phacelia tanacetifolia can later be dug in to build up the organic content of your soil or I love it as a cut flower.
|Sowing:||March-September direct||Height:||45cm (18in)|
|Final Thinning/Planting Distance:||25-30cm|
|Flowering:||June-September, 12-14 weeks from spring sowing|
|Flower production:||3-4 months|
|Vase life:||5 days|
- Seed of UK/EU origin