Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'

honeywort

Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'

honeywort

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  • 9cm pot
  • £5.99
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  • 2 + 1 FREE 9cm pots
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy annual

    Nodding, purple-blue flowers appear throughout the summer above the whorls of fleshy, blue-green leaves. A hardy annual, which will self-seed freely, it looks great in both pots or mixed borders.

  • Garden care: In autumn group container-grown plants close to a warm house wall, ensuring that containers are raised off the ground using pot feet.