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Cynoglossum wallichii

Cynoglossum wallichii
prickly houndstongue
Cynoglossum wallichii

Synonym(s) Cynoglossum glochidiatum
Common name prickly houndstongue
Family boraginaceae
Life cycle annual/biennial
Flowers blue
Size 3'
Light sun
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Sounded like a typical forget-me-not relative from the description in the HPS/MAG exchange catalog, but I had to wait to see for myself, since there's not a whole lot of information about this one online. As it turns out, this one grows a lot taller than cynoglossum species I'm familiar with (to at least 3 ft). It makes lots of flowering stems, but the blooms on each one open in turn, so that there's not a mass of blue at any one time. For now, I'll give it an "interesting, but not exactly stunning" review.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from HPS/MAG '09/'10 exchange. Baggy 70F (30%G, 4-10d)

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