- Flower nameAnchusa azurea
- Scientific nameAnchusa azurea
- Aliasウシノシタグサ, Anchusa azurea, アンチュ－サ, アレチウシノシタグサ, garden anchusa, Italian bugloss
- Place of originsouthern Europe
- Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
What is Anchusa azurea
Anchusa azurea, garden anchusa or Italian bugloss (scientific name: Anchusa azurea) is a perennial herb native to southern Europe, belonging to the family Boraginaceae. It is also known as garden anchusa and Italian bugloss. The leaf stems have bristly hairs. It can grow up to 150 cm tall. The inflorescence grows from the top of the stem, which is branched and bears small, bright blue flowers in spring and early summer. There is a white corolla in the center of the flower.
Common name:Anchusa azurea, scientific name: Anchusa azurea, aka: Alethecus chinensis, Alethecus chinensis, garden anchusa, Italian bugloss, Place of origin: Southern Europe, Plant height: 90-150 cm, Leaf shape: lanceolate; inflorescence: alternate; flower diameter: 2 cm, Flower shape: corolla, color: blue, flowering season: April-June, Use: Garden planting, potted plant.