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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

ANCHUSA

Genus of about 35 species of erect to spreading or mound-forming annuals, perennials and biennials, often short-lived.

They appear in sunny, dry sites such as roadsides, stony hills and grassland in temperate regions of Europe, Africa and western Asia.

A. officinalis has appeared in British gardens since at least 1200 and was once grown for fodder.

It has naturalized on waste ground in the UK but is generally impermanent.

Flowers are attractive to bees.

Further Reading....

  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - linear, lance-shaped leaves. Tubular, usually blue, flowers.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - prone to mildew
  • Place of origin - Europe, Africa, western Asia.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -

Buy Varieties of ANCHUSA

ANCHUSA azurea 'Loddon Royalist'

ANCHUSA azurea 'Loddon Royalist'  >


Commonly known as: Italian bugloss, Large blue alkanet.
Deepest blue flowers
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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