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Cerinthe major ‘'Purpurascens'’

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Features

  • Height0.4m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow and purple
  • Leaf ColourBlue green

Description

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

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

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Needs

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

Cultivation

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

Propagation

By seed indoors and plant out after danger of frost has gone.

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