Lacy phacelia, or Phacelia tanacetifolia, is a blue-violet wildflower that can beautify any home garden or natural landscape. It is native California and southwestern regions of the United States. It is an annual flowering plant that blooms between the warmer months of March, April, and May. It can grow up to 3 feet in height as seen in the image.
Lacy phacelia is an incredibly beautiful and striking flowering plant that is considered to be a bedding plant, much like the California poppy. In fact, due to their need for similar weather, soil, sun, and watering conditions, California poppies and Lacy phacelia are often planted adjacent to each other as shown below. Their opposing petal colors also make them incredibly visually appealing. In addition to this, Lacy phacelia is also a heavy nectar producer, attracting a myriad of different pollinator species such as