Silverleaf Phacelia is a taprooted perennial that grows erect, wide spreading stems with fine silver hair.
|Height and Spread
||Up to 50 cm tall.
||Up to 30 cm spread.
||White to lavender.
||May, June, July.
||Light, silvery green.
|Light and Water
||Grows in open sites.
||Dry, gravelly sites.
||There is limited ethnobotanical information available for Silverleaf Phacelia.
||Silverleaf Phacelia can provide ground cover for small birds and mammals due to its wide growing, many branched stems.
||Silverleaf Phacelia can be a great addition to a dry native plant garden with its rugged appearance.
||Silverleaf Phacelia can be difficult to identify, with some other species of Phacelia appearing quite similar. This species is named for the small silvery hairs on its leaves.
||Silverleaf Phacelia is generally propagated by seed.