Exceptionally attractive to bumblebees, Phacelia tanacetifolia flourishes in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 3 through 10, which makes it a good choice for Bay Area gardeners. The plant bears spiky purple blossoms that bloom along a stem. Phacelia tanacetifolia is an annual that can enhance the beauty of your garden garden and also flowers in early spring.
Choose a place in your garden that has well-draining soil and receives full sun. Phacelia tanacetifolia can’t thrive in soil that enables water to collect or from conditions.
Clear the area of any weeds. Wear gardening gloves to pull the weeds to prevent irritation, which may be brought on by several kinds of weeds.
Loosen the soil with a tiller to prepare it. In case you don’t possess a tiller use a shovel.
Spread a layer of topsoil on the area where you’re going to plant your Phacelia tanacetifolia seeds. Make your topsoil layer about 1/2 inch thick.
Sow the seeds space them and a 1/4 inch deep between 4 and 8 inches apart. October is for planting Phacelia tanacetifolia one choice, but the seeds may be planted as late as December and yield sprouts. Sow them as soon as the danger of the frost has passed, which happens in mid-March Should you wait till spring to plant your seeds.
Water the seeds using a garden hose with a sprayer attachment. Use gentle pressure to prevent moving and disrupting the seeds.
Water the seeds twice or once to encourage growth. The seeds will germinate in 12 to 30 days and the ground should remain as you wait patiently for them , moist.