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Anchusa capensis ‘Blue Angel’


Dwarf Alkanet

USDA Zone: 7-9

Plant number: 1.038.050


Usually treated as an annual, this plant produces flowers of rich gentian blue for most of the summer. Plants are upright and narrow, ideal for tucking into mixed containers or massing towards the front of a sunny border. Tolerates hot sites with poor or dry soil. Good deer resistance. Sometimes called Summer Forget-me-Not. Plants may self seed and come back again next year.

Further details for
Anchusa capensis ‘Blue Angel’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Anchusa capensis ‘Blue Angel’


Dwarf Alkanet

USDA Zone: 7-9

Plant number: 1.038.050


Usually treated as an annual, this plant produces flowers of rich gentian blue for most of the summer. Plants are upright and narrow, ideal for tucking into mixed containers or massing towards the front of a sunny border. Tolerates hot sites with poor or dry soil. Good deer resistance. Sometimes called Summer Forget-me-Not. Plants may self seed and come back again next year.

Further details for
Anchusa capensis ‘Blue Angel’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Spread
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.