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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....

  • Bee friendly
  • Pests & Diseases - prone to mildew
  • Place of Origin - Europe, Africa, western Asia.
  • 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.
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Full sun

Buy Varieties of ANCHUSA

ANCHUSA azurea 'Loddon Royalist'

ANCHUSA azurea 'Loddon Royalist'  >


Commonly known as: Italian bugloss, Large blue alkanet.
Deepest blue flowers
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individually £12.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each

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