I Am Not the Only Fan of Phacelia

A whole field of phacelia is not that uncommon, apparently it is used to let the soil recover after crops that have depleted the field of nutrients.

Bees and butterflies find this violet flower very attractive.

I’m a Fan of … #161

6 thoughts on “I Am Not the Only Fan of Phacelia

    1. We have lots of rape seed as well ( I can tell from the yellow dust on our car during the flowering time), equally used as a plant to improve the soil. The common name of phacelia in German is “beautiful tuft” but other names are bee pasture or bee friend.

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