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Phacelia grandiflora

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Species Name: Phacelia grandiflora
Common Name: Giant-flowerd Phacelia

A higher elevation phacelia (found between 5000 and 7500 feet). A good nectar source for butterflies.

Plant Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Height by Width: 19-39 in. H x 2-3' W
Growth Habit: Rosettes
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Lavender
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: South Coast, Channel Islands, Western Transverse Ranges (southern slope), San Gabriel Mountains (southern slope)
Natural Habitat: Open areas or burns, generally sandy soils, chaparral or coastal-sage scrub

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