silky phacelia (Phacelia sericea)

striking dark purple spidery flower with yellow stamens

silky phacelia


Common name: silky phacelia
Botanical name: Phacelia sericea

Light: full sun
Height: 8 – 16 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: well-drained, rocky, gravelly soils

Biennial wildflower with fern-like silvery leaves and striking dark purple spidery flowers with yellow stamens in midsummer; gorgeous rock garden specimen!

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