A picture of a Small Bugloss

Small Bugloss

Anchusa arvensis

Also known as

Annual bugloss, Alkanet

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40cm

Max

15cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Small Bugloss Overview

This species is an annual plant growing up to 40 cm in height. The pale blue flowers are bilaterally symmetrical and are held in scorpioid cymes. The mid green basal leaves are stalked and the stem leaves are stalk-less. They are arranged alternately and are lanceolate to ovate, with crinkly edges and are shallowly toothed, with hairs on both sides of the blade.

How to propagate Small Bugloss

Seed

Sow the seeds in late winter or early spring.

Other uses of Small Bugloss

Grown for their flowers.