Anchusa capensis 'Blue Angel'
Cape Bugloss or Cape Forget-Me-Not or Summer Forget Me Not :
This annual has intense deep true blue colored flowers that look just like "Forget Me Not's". The tight clusters of flowers are 8 inches long and produced over bushy, branching plants, which when flowering almost covers all the foliage. Grows around 14 inches tall and about the same in width. Anchusa capensis 'Blue Angel' takes hot locations and does well in poor or dry soil. Good deer resistance also. Grow in full sun in soils with good drainage, cut back plants after the first flush of blooming is finishing up to produce heaver blooming in a few weeks. Can self seed. In freeze free areas can be a short lived perennial.
Native to South African.