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Baby Blue-Eyes (Nemophila menziesii)

An annual with delicate, trailing plant with masses of bright, blue flowers, 1-2 inches across, with white centers. Found in California; moist flats and slopes below 2,500 ft. elev., foothills, grasslands, coastal sage scrub, chaparral. Best in partial sun to shade, moist soils; excellent for shady borders.

Blue Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea)

A perennial with all leaves basal; bell- shaped flowers are up to 3 inches wide, with long spurs, in blue, white, yellow, lavender or red. State flower of Colorado. Found in the Rocky Mountains along with sagebrush, pinyon-juniper, mountain brush, aspen, Douglas fir-White fir, aspen-forb, spruce-fir and alpine communities at 5,000-ll,000 feet elevation. Best in full sun to shady conditions, moist soils; provide filtered shade in sunny, hot climates.

Blue Flax (Linum lewisii)

Synonyms: Linum perenne – European
species | Linum lewisii – native U.S. ‘Appar’
A perennial, produces masses of 5-petalled, sky-blue flowers. Blooms in mid-May through June. Found across parts of the Western US prairies and calcareous rocky banks, sagebrush, pinyon-juniper, mountain brush, mixed desert scrub, aspen and spruce-fir communities, dry slopes and ridges. Best in full sun, dry and well-drained soils; drought resistant; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity.

Blue-Eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bellum)

Synonyms: California Blue-Eyed Grass
A perennial and a member of the Iris family but resembling a tuft of bluish-green grass; the violet-blue clusters of flowers are borne well above the foliage, 3/4-1 inch wide. Blooms late May through June and again in September. Found in coastal California, open grassy places below 3000 feet elev. Best in full sun, moist soils; plant in groups for best effect and do not allow soil to dry out.

California Bluebell (Phacelia campanularia)

An annual, compact plant producing a profusion of dark blue, bell-shaped flowers. Found across southern California in the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Best in full sun, dry soils, grows best in sandy, well-drained, infertile soils.

Chinese Forget-Me-Not (Cynoglossum amabile)

Chinese Forget-Me-Nots have light blue clusters of flowers that grow quickly and bloom heavily. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soils. Attracts bees and butterflies while blooming in the spring and summer.

 

 

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)

Synonyms: Bachelor’s Button | Bluebottle
A winter annual with foliage with cottony hairs, bluish-green; flowers are fringed, bright blue, l in. wide, blooms in 60 days. Common in cultivated ground; established in disturbed sites and roadsides in the U.S. Best in full to partial sun, dry soils; drought-resistant and aggressive.

Five-Spot (Nemophila maculata)

An annual with cup-shaped, white blossoms, 1-2 inches across with light purple veins and a purple spot at the edge of each petal lobe. Found in California on mesic to moist slopes and flats, below 7,500 ft. elev., west of the Sierra Nevadas. Best in partial sun to shade, mesic to moist soils; excellent for shady borders.

Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis scorpioides)

An annual or biennial, depending on climate produces masses of miniature, sky-blue blossoms with white, yellow or pink centers. Blooms from mid-April to June. Found on rocky places, mountain pastures, damp meadows, woods. Naturalized in the U.S. in moist, shaded places. Best in partial sun to shade, moist soils; perfect for borders, rock gardens, and for dainty bouquets.

Mountain Lupine (Lupinus alpestris)

A perennial native with blue flowers, tip of keel long and slender. Leaves in distinctive digitate clusters. Blooms June-July. Distributed across OR and CA, east to CO, NM, SD. Dry, rocky places, pine forests to subalpine ridges, generally 5000- 11,000 feet elevation. Best on dry, well-draining soils, full to partial sun, avoid overwatering.