Seed Savers Exchange Flower, Bee's Friend Mix

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Seed Savers Exchange

Flower, Bee's Friend Mix

  • Annual plants grow 12-24 inches tall
  • Lavender-blue flowers
  • Attracts many different species of bees and beneficial insects

(Phacelia tanacetifolia) This annual bears subtle lavender-blue flowers with curved spikes that not only put on a show in your garden but also attract and support many species of bees. Often used as a cover crop, this plant’s common name is a translation of Bienen-freund, German for “bee’s friend.” Annual, 12-24" tall. ±18,000 seeds/oz.

Learn To Grow It

  • Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep
  • Germination: 7-12 Days
  • Thin: 4-12" Apart
  • Light: Full Sun

Sow seeds outdoors in early spring when soil is cool and a light frost is still possible; seed must be well covered. Does very well in dry gardens.