Latin name: Phacelia tanacetifolia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf Family)
Description of the plant:
Habitat of Fiddleneck:Open flats and slopes below 1200 metres.
Other uses of the herb:Used as a green manure crop, but has not as yet (1980) been properly tested in Britain. It is not very deep rooted.
Propagation of Fiddleneck:Seed - sow in situ in late spring or late summer. The plant often self-sows.
Cultivation of the herb:Open flats and slopes below 1200 metres.
Medicinal use of Fiddleneck:None known
Known hazards of Phacelia tanacetifolia:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.