Plant type

Evergreen rhizomatous perennial

Height & spread

15cm x 60-90cm

Wildlife benefit

Bee, bumblebee, butterfly nectar and moth caterpillar plant

  • A good groundcover plant for shade. Spikes of dark blue flowers appear in late spring and early summer. A native wildflower.
  • Favoured by various bees and bumblebees. Also visited by the curious Bee Fly.
  • Whites, including the Green-veined White Butterfly will visit for nectar.
  • Silver Y Moth food plant.