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Cerinthe major ‘'Purpurascens'’

To swap with Kerry Hullett

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Profuse self-seeder

Cerinthe major ‘'Purpurascens'’
Pot Size
0.25 litres × 3

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Plant Finder: about Cerinthe major ‘'Purpurascens'’


Cerinthe major ‘'Purpurascens'’. An upright annual to 60cm, with blue-green leaves and yellow/purple tubular flowers with purple bracts.


Perennial in warmer areas; annual in colder, though may be successfully re-seeded.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky

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    Would like to to try some different vegetables that you can't necessarily buy easily in shops. I also have a Japanese style section. I inherited a massive amount of standard grass and am trying to get rid of it and try some different styles of lawn.

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