Bluebells: Desert

Bluebells: Desert - Seeds & Bulbs

Bluebells, Desert
(Phacelia campanularia)

Luminous, upward-facing chalices glow in the spring garden. Tough and easy desert bluebells laugh off the most inhospitable conditions. For the greatest impact, plant in large numbers. Plant in spaces between paving stones, in rock gardens, and in the front of the flower beds. A useful suggestion - sow little strips of bluebells between vegetable rows. The beautiful flowers will be covered with butterflies and bees.

Average Count: 1750 Seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Spring
Height: 4" to 14" tall
Exposure: Light shade or sun

When to Sow Outside: IN early spring, 3 - 4 weeks before average last frost. In mild winter climates, sow in fall. Flowers bloom for about a month. Staggered sowings will produce most of the season (except where very hot.)
When to Sow Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 5 to 10
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 8" apart.

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