franklin’s phacelia (Phacelia franklinii)

single green stem with clusters of purple flowers with yellow stamens and deeply cut leaves

Franklin’s phacelia


Common name: Franklin’s phacelia
Botanical name: Phacelia franklinii

Light: full to part sun
Height: 6 – 18 inches
Water: moderate to low – thrives with some water
Soil type: well-drained loamy to gravelly soils

Annual wildflower with bluish-purple flowers with yellow stamens that unfurl as they bloom in midsummer; beautiful foliage; reseeds freely – seedlings emerge in fall