Certified Organically Grown
Beautiful bright blue flowers. Herbaceous perennial native to Italy.
Hardiness: all zones.
These plants are extraordinary in the landscape, but like many Boraginacea they do get rangy after flowering. At this point, cut them back to the base and they will gather their resources and go for another flowering cycle.
Sow seed in spring. Easy one for beginners, satisfactory plant for the advanced gardener.
Prefers full sun and fast draining soils, little fertility.
- Attracts Bees/Butterflies
- Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
- Container Compatible
- Drought Tolerant
- Edible Flower
- Good for Beginners
- Good for Drying
- Somewhat Drought Tolerant
- Useful in Dye Making
|Seed Unit Sizes
||Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant
|Approximate Harvest Time
||Late Summer, Early Fall
|Ideal Soil Temperature
||Full Sun/Part Sun
|Useful Plant Part
||Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
||6.1 - 7.0
Planting & Care
Soil & Water:Prefers well drained soil in garden or wayside in full to partial sun. Soil should be just moist and never saturated.
Planting & Growing:Sow in pots or directly into soil. Germination requires 1-3 weeks. Transplant or thin to 1-2 feet apart.
Harvesting & Storage:Harvest for flowers or garnish. Dry for later use.
Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs.
Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H