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© Deeproot Plant Base
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Open, bushy evergreen shrub or small tree with small mid to dark green leaves. Trusses of broadly funnel-shaped, blue or lavender-blue flowers, spotted green-brown inside, in April and May. Reasonably fast growing.
Moist, well drained humus rich acid soil. Will grow in full sun.
Excellent for woodland gardens.
Named after its discoveror, Augustine Henry and indroduced by Farges in 1899.