Anagallis monellii
"Blue Pimpernel"
Anagallis monellii "Blue Pimpernel" Anagallis monellii "Blue Pimpernel"

Bright gentian blue flowers to 1” across with a surprising pink eye and bright yellow anthers lit­erally smother this striking front of the garden annual or dry garden perennial. Neat and compact, this Mediterranean native grows to 10” tall and 20” across and is stunning combined with contrasty blooms and foliage like Ursinia anthemoides and Heuchera ‘Marmalade’.  Thrives with little or no water after established and self-sows!

Anagallis monellii "Blue Pimpernel"

Annie

Full Sun
Avg/Low Water

Perennial
USDA Zones 9-11
Annual Elsewhere