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Purple Tansy is a beautiful and unique flower that seems to unfurl into stunning purple-blue spikes. A favourite of bees, making it a great addition to any garden focused on pollinator conservation. Not only is it visually stunning, but it also improves the soil levels of potassium. These flowers make for a great cut flower and often self-sow, ensuring your garden will continue to flourish year after year. Packet contains ~75 seeds.


  • annual
  • ~60 days to flowering
  • full sun to part-shade
  • mature height 12-24 inches (30-60 cm)

Purple Tansy Seeds

  • Purple tansy grows best when direct-seeded starting after your last frost date. Can succession sow every 2 weeks until end of June for a continuous blooming period.

    Sow seeds ~1/4 inch (5 mm) deep and ~4-8 inches (10-20 cm) apart. Keep moist until germination in ~15-30 days. 

  • Phacelia tanacetifolia

    Also known as bee's friend, lacy phacelia, lacy fiddleneck

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