How to grow Pentaglottis sempervirens

Pentaglottis sempervirens growing herbaceous of the genus Pentaglottis also known as Green alkanet or Evergreen bugloss, Pentaglottis sempervirens perennial evergreen plant used for dye skin and fabric also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10a.

Leaves color green in oval shape.

Pentaglottis sempervirens flower

Flower color blue with five petals.

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Requirements for Pentaglottis sempervirens growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
40-90cm, 16-36 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Blue flowers with five petals

Scientific name:

Pentaglottis sempervirens

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