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. Phacelia Tanacetifolia Annual 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.” 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.