Australian Hound’s-tongue

Scientific NameCynoglossum australe
Size and formA hairy perennial herb 30-75cm high and 50cm-2m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitSmall blue-and-white flowers in a terminal inflorescence occur from October to February. Fruit are saucer-shaped. Foliage occurs in basal rosettes and decreases in size up the stem.
Growing conditionsSuitable in a diverse range of habitats. Can be used as a rockery plant in a full-sun or semi-shade position. Prefers well-drained soils