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Phacelia campanularia, Desert Bells, Desert Bluebells, California Bluebell

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Phacelia campanularia

Desert Bells, Desert Bluebells, California Bluebell
Family: Boraginaceae
Origin: California
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersIrritatingAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Phacelia campanularia is a stunning large flowered gentian blue plant. This annual wildflower grows very quickly and blooms early in the spring.

The flowers are bell-shaped, 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide, and have 5 broad lobes. The leaves are dark green, fuzzy, heart-shaped, coarsely toothed, and edged in dark red. The stems are reddish and hairy.

Phacelia Campanularia can reseed itself if seed falls onto bare ground.

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction.



Phacelia campanularia, Desert Bells, Desert Bluebells, California Bluebell

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Phacelia campanularia, Desert Bells, Desert Bluebells, California Bluebell

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Phacelia campanularia, Desert Bells, Desert Bluebells, California Bluebell

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https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/phacelia_campanularia.htm