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Botanical name: Anchusa capensis 'Blue Angel'
Other names: Anchusa 'Blue Angel', Summer forget-me not 'Blue Angel', Cape forget-me not 'Blue Angel', Bugloss 'Blue Angel'
Variety or cultivar: 'Blue Angel' _ 'Blue Angel' is a short lived perennial often grown as an annual. It has a bushy form with green leaves and brilliant blue flowers that bloom from summer through until autumn.
Anchusa capensis 'Blue Angel' is: Deciduous
Flower: Bright-blue in Summer; Bright-blue in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Upright
Specific pests: Leaf-mining sawflies
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Deadhead to encourage a second flush of flowers. Cut back top growth after flowering to encourage a rosette of foliage.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed, Root cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Anchusa capensis 'Blue Angel' (Summer forget-me not 'Blue Angel') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 1 year.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Wildlife, Gravel
Cultivation: Grow in any moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Will perform best in dry, sandy sites.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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