Scientific Name: Anagallis monelli Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Weeping
Common Name:blue pimpernelTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PrimulaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Annual, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Sessile, Elliptic, Lanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), Blue, Pink, Red, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Hanging basket, Perennial border, Small garden/space, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Stems square; leaves opposite (rarely whorled or alternate), clasping stem, lanceolate, mid-green; flowers bright blue/reddish throat/short yellow anthers, 5 petals, <1.5 cm spread, four flowers on long petiole based in leaf axil.