Anchusa Dropmore – Buy perennials

£2.60

Bold blue forget-me-not flowers early in the year, a Mediterranean native.

Easy plant for novice gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 1 left in stock

Description

Anchusa azurea Dropmore description

Intense blue flowers in the late spring and early summer on upright stems.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Excellent for wildlife, border or rough area.How easy is it to grow:
Easy, provided it’s in free draining soil and the climate is not too wet. Good in the middle or back of a border.

Common name: Italian Bugloss, and Alkanet

 

Anchusa Dropmore
Anchusa Dropmore

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Will fill a small space in the border.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates an acid soil and also chalky, alkaline soils.

How much moisture:

Normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Cut back hard after flowering.

Size of plant:

Height 120 cm.
Spread 35 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

Perennial plants for sale, also alpines, herbs, wildflowers and other plants.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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