The Empress Tarot card signifies nurturing and the creation of life. You can expect this species of flower to facilitate bees and insects, bringing life and fertility to your garden.
This annual flower bears subtle purple-blue flowers with curved spikes that put on a show in your garden while attracting and supporting support several types of bees. This plant is commonly called Bienen-freund, German for “bee’s friend.”
Phacelia tanacetifolia Annual
Envelopes contain 15 seeds
SUN NEEDS: full sun- minimum 6 hours PLANTING DEPTH: 1/8 inch GERMINATION: 7-12 days MATURITY: 45-60 days PLANT HEIGHT: 24 inches SOIL TYPE: cool, damp or dry soil HARDINESS ZONES: 5-6 SUPPORT NEEDED: none
Sow seeds 4-12" apart. Plant seeds outdoors in early spring when soil is cool and a light frost is still possible; seed must be well covered. Does very well in dry gardens.