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Anchusa capensis

Common Name(s):
Bugloss, Cape forget-me not, Summer forget-me not
Cultivar(s):
Blue Bird, Blue Angel
Category:
Annuals
Comment:

Tender biennial grown as an annual; tolerates poor soil; requires good drainage but keep moist; fertilize lightly; coarse foliage; shear back after each flowering cycle

Season:
Late spring, summer
Light:
Sun; tolerates partial shade
Color:
Red buds open blue
Height:
8-18 in.
Space:
10 to 12 in.

NCCES plant id: 11

Anchusa capensis Anchusa capensis
Photo by Eric Hunt, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Anchusa capensis Anchusa capensis
Photo by FarOutFlora, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0