B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Phacelia californica is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
bright LAVENDER in heads on erect stems
PURPLISH GREY-GREEN clumps, attractive
|Phacelia californica sales history
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Phacelia californica seeds will usually germinate in 12-30 days.
Best sown in situ. Total dark required.