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Cynoglossum Genus

Hound's tongue

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Description

Cynoglossum genus (Hound's tongue). These are annuals, biennials and perennials from most temperate regions of the world. All the species are frost hardy and have a long flowering period. They are related and resemble the common forget-me-not. They will need a sunny position and fertile but not over-rich soil. You can propagate by division in the spring or by seeds in the autumn or spring.

Characteristics

Annuals, Perennials or Biennials, Herbaceous

Interest and use

Grown for their long flowering period from late spring to early autumn. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Propagation

Division in spring or by seed in autumn or spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to mildew.

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