Summer Forget-Me-Not (Anchusa capensis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Known to self-sow
Awards and Recognitions: Other: 2012 Plant Select Winner

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June Plants for Honey BeesJune Plants for Honey Bees
June 2, 2012

Summer is coming, with longer days and hotter temperatures. June is still a great month for honey bees, but they may not produce as much honey as the days get hotter.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 4, 2012 12:32 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant.

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Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On February 20, 2018 Seeds sown
wintersown; labeled "Dawn Mix"
GoCart On July 8, 2017 Transplanted
vendor pot to ground
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Can anyone identify this flower by kevinn13 Jul 24, 2016 10:48 AM 4
2016 winter sowing by jvdubb Aug 10, 2016 2:41 PM 166
Time to think about wintersowing by kqcrna Feb 12, 2012 6:24 AM 263

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