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Botanical name: Buglossoides purpurocaerulea
Other names: Lithospermum purpureocaeruleum, Purple gromwell
Species: B. purpurocaerulea - B. purpurocaerulea is a rhizomatous perennial with non-flowering stems and narrow dark green leaves. In spring to early sumer its erect stems bear purple cymes that eventually turn bright blue.
Buglossoides purpurocaerulea is: Deciduous
Flower: Purple in Spring; Bright-blue in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Habit: Creeping, Erect flower stem
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Propagation: Sow seeds in pots in a cold frame in autum or spring. Divide in early spring.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Buglossoides purpurocaerulea (Purple gromwell ) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-3 years.
Suggested uses: Ground Cover, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in fertile, well-drained soil that is alkaline to neutral. Needs to be shaded from mid-day sun.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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