Phacelia imbricata var. imbricata

Phacelia imbricata var. imbricata

imbricate phacelia



  • Perennial herb 1 to 3.5 feet tall
  • Can grow in full sun or partial shade, many habitats
  • Flowers are white (not showy) but are arranged in dense coils
  • Flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies
  • Phacelia seedpods, stems and leaves can be prickly and may cause skin irritation

Bay Hills, Berkeley, Mt. Diablo, Mt. Diablo upper, Mt. Diablo west, Pt. Molate, Sibley RP, Tilden RP


1 gallon, 4 inch

pollinators Bees
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Chaparral
sun Full Sun
soil Good
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
soil Moderate
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
growth habit Upright
water Very low
soil Well-drained
flower color White
dormancy winter

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