Habit: The large arrow-tip shaped leaves of Cynoglossum grande rise from the large taproot, forming a low growing mound. The flowering stalk protrudes far above the tops of the leaves, and the petite flowers congregate in small panicles. With a unique flower color, resembling that of forget-me-nots, giant hound’s tongue’s vivid blue corolla fades into a lovely lavender. One of the first to bloom in summer it is an early season favorite among hummingbirds.
Ecology: Along the Pacific Coast inland into the moutains. Found growing in woodlands and chaparral from sea level to 5,000 ft (1,500 m)
Growing Conditions:shady to open sunny spaces in well drained soil.