Blue Pimpernel, Flaxleaf Pimpernel 'Gentian Blue'

Anagallis monellii

Family: Primulaceae
Genus: Anagallis (an-uh-GAL-us) (Info)
Species: monellii (mon-NEL-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Gentian Blue

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Medium Blue

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Long Beach, California

Santa Rosa, California

Averill Park, New York

Austin, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 14, 2012, Villainesse from Santa Rosa, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Just put this in, so I'm waiting to see how it does. It is currently available at Annie's Annuals, both online and at their large business in Richmond, CA. They claim it is perennial in zones 9 - 11 and once established needs no water.

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