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Wild Heliotrope, Common Phacelia
Scientific Name: Phacelia distans A. Gray
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Wild Heliotrope, Common Phacelia (Phacelia  distans) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Southern California, Baja California, southern Nevada, Arizona

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

Wild Heliotrope, Common Phacelia (Phacelia  distans)

Blooming Habits:
Coils of 0.25 inch wide (6 mm), purplish blue, bell shaped flowers in spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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