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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Phacelia bolanderi A. Gray
Bolander's phacelia, Flowered grape leaf
USDA Symbol: PHBO
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
This 8 in. tall perennial bears semi-prostrate stems, creating a mature plant width of up to 3 ft. The leaves are grape-like. Each stem ends in a coil of flower buds which open into saucer-shaped, pale-blue flowers.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, WA Native Distribution:
Immediate coast from Sonoma Co., CA
to Coos Bay, OR; inland to Siskiyou Co., CA Native Habitat:
Dry to moist, coastal woodland areas below 1000 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Description: Rich soils with some summer water.
Conditions Comments: This phacelia is short-lived but often reseeds.
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: No treatment is necessary.
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Oregon Native Plant Nursery
- Woodburn, OR
Record Last Modified: 2008-04-01
Research By: TWC Staff