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Phacelia parryi

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Species Name: Phacelia parryi
Common Name: California Phacelia

Lavendar to purple bell-shaped flowers. A good nectar source for butterflies.

Plant Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Plant Type: Annual
Height by Width: 12-28 in. H x 1-2' W
Growth Habit: Upright, few stemmed with bell-shaped flowers
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 to Purple
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Inner South Coast Ranges, Southwestern California (except Channel Islands, w Western Transverse Ranges), western edge Desert
Natural Habitat: Open areas, burns, slopes, coastal-sage scrub, chaparral

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