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Anchusa azurea 'Feltham Pride' (Bugloss 'Feltham Pride')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.9m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Anchusa azurea 'Feltham Pride'

Other names

Bugloss 'Feltham Pride'

Genus

Anchusa Anchusa

Variety or Cultivar

'Feltham Pride' _ 'Feltham Pride' is an herbaceous perennial wth hairy, lance-shaped leaves and racemes of bright blue flowers on branching stems from late spring to early autumn.


Anchusa azurea 'Feltham Pride' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact

Flower

Blue in Spring; Blue in Summer; Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf-mining sawflies Leaf-mining sawflies

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to encourage a second flush of flowers. Cut back top growth after flowering to encourage a rosette of foliage.

Propagation methods

Seed, Root cuttings


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Where to grow

Anchusa azurea 'Feltham Pride' (Bugloss 'Feltham Pride') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Prefers full sun, although can also tolerate partial shade. It dislikes winter wet. Flowers can be added to salads.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Anchusa azurea 'Feltham Pride'

Other names

Bugloss 'Feltham Pride'

Genus

Anchusa Anchusa

Variety or Cultivar

'Feltham Pride' _ 'Feltham Pride' is an herbaceous perennial wth hairy, lance-shaped leaves and racemes of bright blue flowers on branching stems from late spring to early autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact


Colour

Flower

Blue in Spring; Blue in Summer; Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Leaf-mining sawflies

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to encourage a second flush of flowers. Cut back top growth after flowering to encourage a rosette of foliage.

Propagation methods

Seed, Root cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Anchusa azurea 'Feltham Pride' (Bugloss 'Feltham Pride') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Prefers full sun, although can also tolerate partial shade. It dislikes winter wet. Flowers can be added to salads.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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