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Anchusa azurea 'Dropmore'
ht: 4-6 ft. - larger than most cultivars
fc: darker, rich blue
in: 1905 - oldest known cultivar
prop: grown from seed for decades so invariably variations will be compounding

Anchusa azurea 'Dwarf Dropmore'
ht: shorter than original 'Dropmore'
fc: same rich blue as original cultivar
ns: this name is not recognized in the UK trade in Masha Bennett's book or in the
ns: RHS PLANT FINDER. Thus we suspect it is a rename of another of the
ns: following cultivars unless it is just lost to gardens.

Anchusa azurea 'Feltham Pride'
ht: 30-36 in. - shorter than species typical
fc: clear, clean shade of blue
lu: grown as a biennial in the UK, thus not as long-lived as some like 'Little John'

Anchusa azurea 'Little John'
ht: 16-18 in. - dwarf
fc: dark blue
lu: more long-lived than some strains

Anchusa azurea 'Loddon Royalist'
ht: 30-36 in. - less flopping and need for staking than 'Dropmore'
fc: bright, gentian blue, too bright for some tastes
in: UK 1957

Anchusa azurea 'Morning Glory'
ht: 40-60 in.
fc: dark, rich blue

Anchusa azurea 'Opal'
ht: 36-48 in.
fc: light blue, paler than most other cultivars
lu: it combines well with 'Dropmore' as having a similar size but two different shades of blue.

Anchusa azurea 'Pride of Dover'
ht: 48 in.
fc: medium blue

Anchusa azurea 'Royal Blue'
ht: 36-48 in.
fc: rich, dark gentian blue
in: UK 1954

Anchusa capensis 'Blue Angel'
ht: 8 in.
fc: very rich blue

Anchusa capensis 'Blue Bird'
ht: 16-18 in.
fc: bright indigo blue

Anchusa capensis 'Dawn'
ht: 8 in.
fc: various in the strain - a range of pink to lavender, light to dark blue, and white occur

Anchusa azurea 'Pink Bird'
ht: 18 in.
fc: pink - a companion to 'Blue Bird'