Sanicula caerulescensSanicula caerulescens

Sanicula caerulescens


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Hundreds of dainty sky-blue, flowers stand on black stems over the divided bronze-green foliage on this low-growing ground-cover. This woodland gem has a compact, creeping habit with flowers emerging in early summer, and continuing thru fall. This ever-blooming NEW ground-cover has enchanted all who have seen it!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 6-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 4″ / 12″ / 6″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full ShadeBloom Time(s):

SKU: SANC Categories: ,
Common Name Blue Sanicle
Family Apiaceae
Genus Sanicula
species --
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 4" / 12" / 6"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time --
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue
Leaf Color Green
Soil Moist, humus rich, with decent drainage.
pH 5.5 - 6.6
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
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Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Evenly moist.
Water (Garden) Evenly moist.
How Different? Same as the species.
Landscape Value Woodland edger.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 12 weeks
Comments Native to China, in damp scrub and woodland, growing with Corydalis. Flower heavily in May and then repeats sporadically. Mostly evergreen in the Pacific Northwest. Grows best in a climate or microclimate like San Francisco.
Grower Notes --
Sanicula caerulescens - Product Profile
Sanicula caerulescens - Growing Recipe

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