Anchusa azurea 'Dropmore'
Common Name: Alkanet
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Good for wildlife
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 0.90 m (90 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.30 m (30 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Blue|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: June to August|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
- Garden care: Dead head after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers. In early autumn cut the stems back down to the ground
This plant is often grown for edilble flower petals which can be used to decorate salads or in ice cubes
Anchusa azurea 'Loddon Royalist'