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Botanical name: Anagallis monellii 'Blue Pimpernel'
Other names: Anagallis collina, Anagallis linifolia, Blue pimpernel, Poor man's weather glass
Variety or cultivar: 'Blue Pimpernel' _ 'Blue Pimpernel' is a low growing, branching perennial often grown as an annual. From summer until the first frost it has deep-blue flowers that have red and yellow marked centres.
Anagallis monellii 'Blue Pimpernel' is: Deciduous
Flower: Blue in Summer; Blue in Autumn
Foliage: Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Spreading, Trailing
Specific pests: Aphids
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Propagation: Take soft tip cutting in spring or early summer. Divide in spring. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed, Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Anagallis monellii 'Blue Pimpernel' (Blue pimpernel) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers
Cultivation: Required moderately fertile soil in a sheltered possition. Overwinter in a glass house.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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