Cynoglossum officinale P Flowers small maroon, soft downy grey leaves. A good plant for very sandy, dry areas. Small maroon flowers with grey-green leaves. Flowers: June on. Requires: Dry areas. Height: 60-90cm.
Known as houndstongue, houndstooth, dog’s tongue, gypsy flower, and rats and mice due to its smell. it lives in wet places, sand dunes, waste land and hedges. It is toxic to cows and is specially dangerous to pasture owners.