California Bluebell Seeds
Approximate seeds per pound: 907,185
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 12 inches
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Sharply-drained, pH 6.5 - 7.0
Deer Resistant: Yes
House Plant: No
Latin Name: Phacelia Campanularia
Temperature: 50 - 55F
Average Germ Time: 15 - 30 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/16 inch
Sowing Rate: 1 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 3 pounds per acre
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 3 - 6 inches
Care & Maintenance: California Bluebell
California Bluebell (Phacelia Campanularia) - Grown from Phacelia Campanularia seeds, the California Bluebell is native to the deserts of California, and it is known for its vibrant cobalt blue blooms. California Bluebell is often grown in bee and butterfly gardens. Phacelia Campanularia is also known as Desert Bluebells, and the plant can grow in sandy soils and desert-like climates, but it is also adaptive to other climates.
Good cut flower
California Bluebell is one of the few wildflower seeds that can grow into a good cut flower. It is used in vases and floral arrangements.
California bluebell seed
How to grow
How To Grow California Bluebell From Seed: California Bluebell seeds should be started directly outside with optimum germination temperatures of 50 - 55 degrees. Sow the Desert Bluebell wild flower seeds 1/16 inch deep before the last frost of spring.
Darkness and shade are two important factors that can help California Bluebell flower seed to germinate. Hot days and cold nights, in combination with full sun or partial shade provide the best growing conditions. Phacelia Campanularia will grow in all regions of North America, but is native to southwestern deserts.
- Sowing Rate: 1 ounce per 1,000 square feet or 3 pounds per acre
- Average Germ Time: 15 - 30 days
- Keep moist until germination
- Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
- Depth: 1/16 inch
This annual wildflower grows very quickly and blooms early in the spring. Phacelia Campanularia can reseed itself if seed falls onto bare ground.
- Height: 12 inches
- USDA Zones: 3 - 10
- Season: Annual
- Deer Resistant: No