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Desert Blue Bells
Scientific Name: Phacelia campanularia A. Gray
Synonym:
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Desert Blue Bells (Phacelia  campanularia) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: Sandy or gravelly areas of Southern California

Growth Habits: Annual, up to 24 inches tall (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Keep well watered while blooming to keep it blooming longer

Propagation: Seeds in place, or pot, seedlings are to be transplanted young


Desert Blue Bells (Phacelia  campanularia)

Blooming Habits:
Loose clusters of 1-inch wide, blue, bell shaped flowers in early spring. (Campanularia refers to the shape of a bell)

Fruiting Habits:


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