THE EMPRESS BEE (PHACELIA TANACETIFOLIA)
The Empress Tarot card signifies nurturing and the creation of life. You can expect this species of flower to facilitate bees and insects, bringing life and fertility to your garden.
Phacelia Tanacetifolia Annual
This annual flower bears subtle purple-blue flowers with curved spikes that put on a show in your garden while attracting and supporting support several types of bees. This plant is commonly called Bienen-freund, German for “bee’s friend.”
Envelopes contain 15 seeds.
- SUN NEEDS: full sun- minimum 6 hours
- PLANTING DEPTH: 1/8 inch
- GERMINATION: 7-12 days
- MATURITY: 45-60 days
- PLANT HEIGHT: 24 inches
- SOIL TYPE: cool, damp or dry soil
- HARDINESS ZONES: 5-6
- SUPPORT NEEDED: none