Common name: silver-leaf phacelia
Botanical name: Phacelia hastata
Light: full sun
Height: 6 – 15 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant
Soil type: dry sandy to gravelly soils, especially on scree slopes
Biennial wildflower with basal silky leaves and white to lavender flowers arranged in tight coils in early summer; seeds are bristly and prolific; fabulous pollinator plant!