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Anchusa azurea ‘Loddon Royalist’

For sale by Jeremy Chadwick

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Deepest blue flowers, like a gentian. In a 29cm diameter bell pot (terracotta colour plastic)

Pot SizeTotal Price
10 litres
£4.00

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Plant Finder: about Anchusa azurea ‘Loddon Royalist’

Common names

Bugloss 'Loddon Royalist', Large blue alkanet, Alkanet

Description

Anchusa azurea ‘Loddon Royalist’ (Bugloss 'Loddon Royalist'). This cultivar grows to 1m and has a bushy and sturdy habit with lance-shaped, hairy leaves which are mainly basal. Large, deep blue flowers are held on erect, branching stems throughout the summer.

Cultivation

Seldom needs staking. Will not tolerate winter wet. Dead-head to promote flowering.

Interest and use

Border. Summer interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Anchusa azurea ‘Loddon Royalist’ | Langley Park, Durham, DH7 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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