PHACELIA TANACETIFOLIA - Facelia
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SEEDS OF PHACELIA TANACETIFOLIA VAR. STALA - BLUE TANSY


A flower used as a green manure. Honeybee and groundcover plant in fruit plantations, a natural insect repellent and very decorative in a garden.

Erect annual of 1m with bell-shaped flowers in shades of blue flowering from spring until autumn. Alternate and lobbed leaves. The whole plant is hairy.

Seeds/gr: 500
5,00  without VAT (10%)

Calendar Calendar

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Sow outdoors
Flowering
Attracts Wildlife Bees
Average germination (%) 70
Climate Zone Mediterranean, Temperate areas
Flower colour Blue
Hardiness Drought resistant, Hardy
Life cycle Annual
Plant usage Gardening, Greening, Honey producing plant, Pest-repelling Plants, Wild garden
Seeds per gram 500
Soil - Moisture Well-drained
Soil - Type Clay, Potting mix, Sand
Sunlight - Exposure Sun

Direct sowing from April to August. Lightly cover the seeds and maintain the humidity until germination is completed. Recomended dosis for sowing is 10 kgs per hectare.

It prefers clay, limestone and well-drained soils.

This plant is a used as a cover crop, for biological pest control as it eliminates aphids, red spiders, white flies… and other infestations. Its roots improve the structure of the soil. It is also a bee plant and an ornamental plant.

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