Western Hound’s Tongue
Bedding, border, or wild garden plants with little blue, white, or pink flowers like forget-me-nots (Myosotis), to which they are related.Cynoglossum grande
Native to Oregon and California coast ranges and to Sierra Nevada slopes below 4,000 ft. Hairy, mostly basal leaves 6–12 in. long. Blue spring flowers with white centers. Plants reach 1–2 1/2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide; dieback in summer to a heavy underground root. Choose a shaded, woodsy site with cool soil; provide little summer water.
Many hybrids areobtainable, either as blends orin single colors. Most must begrown from seed.
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