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Trachelium caeruleum, photo courtesy of Bob Wigand
Trachelium caeruleum, photo courtesy of Bob Wigand

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Zones 7-9, 14-24
Full Sun
Regular Water

Trachelium caeruleum

Perennials, Flowers

Tough, undemanding Mediterraneannative to 2 1/2 ft. high andwide. Forms a clump of stemsclothed with narrow, sharplytoothed, dark green leaves.Blooms over a long summerseason, when sparsely foliagedflowering stems are topped bybroad, dome-shaped clusters oftiny blossoms in blue, mauve,pink, or white. Good cut flowers.If sown early, will bloom firstyear (and so can be treated asa summer annual in colder climatesor as a winter annual inmild-winter desert).

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