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Anchusa azurea 'Loddon Royalist'
Common Name: Italian Alkanet Family: Boraginaceae (The Borage Family)

Anchusa  azurea 'Loddon Royalist'
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Tiers of intense deep blue flowers hang from the upright stems of this Mediterranean perennial in spring and summer. Plant in sun in deep, rich, well-drained soil with good watering but where conditions are not too wet in the winter.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Native Habitat:
Sides of arable fields, waste places, roadsides and steppes on stony hills.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSpring - Summer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Full - Part Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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