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Green Alkanet

Pentaglottis sempervirens.

Photo: Green Alkanet

General description

A fully hardy perennial evergreen forb with blue flowers in late Spring, mid Spring and early Summer. It grows well in shade and semi-shade, and prefers high levels of water. The flowers are rotate shaped. It has no drought tolerance and high flood tolerance. It looks best in Spring and Summer. It has green leaves. They are oblanceolate in shape.

Plant requirements

This plant has no description yet.

Maintenance

Propagation techniques include division.

Practical use

Bank and slope, borders, city courtyard garden, cottage informal garden.

Properties

Height
1 - 70 cm
Color
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Soil type
Clay
Loam
Sand
Sunlight
Partial shade
Full shade
PH
Acid
Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy