Scientific Name: Phacelia tanacetifolia Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:fiddleneck, lacy phaceliaTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:BoraginaceaeHabit: Irregular
Plant Type: Annual Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: U.S. - southwest, Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Compound, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Elliptic, Incised, Pinnately lobed, Dentate
Flowers: Cyme, Blue, Violet, Jun- Jul- Aug- May
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Attract beneficial insects, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves mostly divided into smaller leaflets, deeply cut into toothed lobes; inflorescence a coiling cyme of bell-shaped florets, blue-lavender, <1 cm long except for protruding stamens.