Dracocephalum tanguticum
Dracocephalum tanguticum
Dracocephalum tanguticum
Dracocephalum tanguticum
Dracocephalum tanguticum
Dracocephalum tanguticum
Dracocephalum tanguticum
Dracocephalum tanguticum

Dracocephalum tanguticum

Dragonhead

Lamiaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm​

Flower colour

blue

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

poor, well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

China

Dracocephalum, is a genus of about 60-70 species in the Lamiaceae family. The majority of species are native to Central-Europe and N-Asia. The species  commonly grown in Iceland grow best in dry, poor soils in full sun.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Cuttings in spring.


Seed - sown January - February.

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. If there is no germination after 4-6 weeks, it is advisable to store it outside until germination. 

Can grow in normal soil, but is more compact in well-drained, poor soil.

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