California Bluebell (Phacelia campanularia)

An annual, compact plant producing a profusion of dark blue, bell-shaped flowers. Found across southern California in the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Best in full sun, dry soils, grows best in sandy, well-drained, infertile soils.


Offering an abundance of dark blue, bell-shaped flowers, this plant is a great choice for full sun gardens. It grows best in sandy, well-drained, infertile soils and is drought tolerant; native to southern California. Blooms from Spring to Summer.



Additional information

Scientific Name

Phacelia campanularia

Common Names

Desert Bells, Desert Canterbury Bells, Desert Bluebells, Bluebells

Bloom Time

Spring to Summer