Phacelia imbricata ssp. patula
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Species Name: Phacelia imbricata ssp patula
Common Name: Imbricate Phacelia
- An excellent perennial herb for pollinators, this plant attracts many beneficial insects. Foliage stays low with tall flowering stalks that bear fiddleneck-like clusters of white flowers. Native to higher elevations of our local mountains.
- Plant Family: Hydrophyllaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 2-3' H x 1-2' W
- Growth Habit: Low basal growth with tall flower stalks
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer dormant
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
- Cold Hardy to: 7800'
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: White
- Distribution: San Gabriel Mtns, San Bernardino Mtns, Peninsular Range. Elevation: 2250-7800'
- Natural Habitat: Slopes, roadsides, flats, canyons, chaparral, woodland
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