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Blue wildflower ID

Charlie 224Charlie 224 Posts: 129


 Anyone know what this is? It spreads everywhere and pops up very quickly. Thanks


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,295

    pretty though, and the bees love itimage

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391

    Green alkanet Charlie, very invasive and extremely deep roots, every piece of which will produce a new plant if you dig them up and don't remove it all.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • The root can be used as a red dye or a wood stain

  • LandlubberLandlubber Posts: 396

    such a pretty flower though.....image

  • LandlubberLandlubber Posts: 396

    looks similar to forget-me nots.image

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 85,989
    Prefer Forgetmenots image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,295

    They both seed like mad here, plus the other spring blue, Brunnera

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Charlie 224Charlie 224 Posts: 129

    Yeah the bees love it and it is pretty!


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