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Anchusa azurea

Common Name(s):
Alkanet
Category:
Perennials
Comment:

The small, bright blue flowers of Alkanet are borne in loose clusters from late spring to mid summer.

Season:
Late spring to mid summer
Height:
36-60 in.
Flower Color:
Blue
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 3 to 8
Propagation:
Root cuttings in early spring, seed
Exposure:
Full sun to partial shade
Soil:
Moist, well-drained, deep, fertile soil
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
Southern Europe

NCCES plant id: 676

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Anchusa azurea flowers
M Martin Vicente, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Anchusa azurea pink flowers
Jorge Moura, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0
Anchusa azurea Anchusa azurea
Birgit Lutosch, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0