Sanicula caerulescensSanicula caerulescens

Sanicula caerulescens


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


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 Shade
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SKU: SANC Categories: ,
Common Name Blue Sanicle
Family Apiaceae
Genus Sanicula
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Plant Type Perennial
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Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
How Different? Same as the species.
Landscape Value Woodland edger.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 4" / 12" / 6"
Soil (Garden) Moist, humus rich, with decent drainage.
Water (Garden) Evenly moist.
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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.
Water (Greenhouse) Keep evenly moist.
pH 5.5 – 6.6
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 8 – 12 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
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Sanicula caerulescens - Product Profile
Sanicula caerulescens - Growing Recipe

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