Anchusa capensis | Cape forget me not

Anchusa capensis

Common Name :Cape forget me not, Summer forget me not, Anchusa capensis blue angel Botanical name :Anchusa capensis Family : Boraginaceae

Anchusa capensis

Kingdom - Plantae

Genus - Anchusa

Origin / Native - Asia, Europe, Africa

Type & Category - Biennial, annual, perennial herb

Category - Small tree, shrub, herbaceous plant

Height - 1.5 feet

Flowers - Small, showy, clustered, blue, 5 petals with hairy bracts

Foliage - Green, simple, hairy

Propagation - Stem Cutting

Light Requirement & Care - Full sun, part shade, well drained soil, water regularly, average maintenance

Good for - Containers, borders

Attracts - Bees, butterflies, birds

Flowering - All year round

Flowering Season - Summer, Spring, Fall

Cape forget me not-Anchusa officinalis
Cape forget me not

Anchusa capensis plant & foliage[White&blue flowers mixed]
Anchusa capensis plant & foliage

Anchusa capensis blue angel
Anchusa capensis blue angel

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty flower show 2014, Botanical garden ooty, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India


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