Phacelia tanacetifolia has many names including Lacy Phacelia, Bee Phacelia, Blue Tansy, Facelia, and Fiddleneck. The annual flower is grown in Europe and its use is increasing in the United States. The flower grows easily from seed just sow the seeds directly on top of the soil after the last frost. This annual grows to be about 24-26” tall. The flowers have clusters of pretty purple blooms that are attractive to bees and other pollinators. Each flower is just under a centimeter long and has protruding whiskery stamens. The plant blooms in the summer. It is a fast-growing plant and low maintenance. It is often used in a seed mix of cover crops. It is drought tolerant and prefers full sun. It can grow in both sandy and rocky soil. It does not do well in wet conditions. It is hardy for zones 1-10.