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California Bluebell

Phacelia campanularia

Also known as

Desert Bluebell, Desert Phacelia, Desert Scorpionweed, Phacelia

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

35cm

Max

20cm

20cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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California Bluebell Overview

These are low-growing bushy annual with blue, upturned bell-shaped flowers with long, yellow stamens. The foliage is fragrant when crushed, but the sap may be a skin irritant to some people.

Common problems with California Bluebell

Other uses of California Bluebell

Walls, rock garden, ornamental, edging or rockery