• Description: Also called Lacy Phacelia or Fiddleneck, this annual plant grows up to 60cm tall. It has purple-blue flowers that are great at attracting pollinators such as bees.
  • Habitat: Grows in hardiness zones 5-10. Is tolerant to drought and poor soil, and prefers well-drained soil and full sun.
  • Uses: This plant blooms in early summer and can be used to attract pollinators to crops receiving insufficient pollination. It is also used as a cover crop, and may self-seed.
  • Fun Fact: Purple Tansy is native to southwestern North America. Some people’s skin reacts to it, so it is recommended to wear gloves when handling.

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