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Cerinthe minor

Lesser honeywort

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Features

  • Height0.5m to 0.7m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow spotted purple
  • Leaf ColourBlue-green

Description

Cerinthe minor (Lesser honeywort). This species is either an annual, perennial or biennial, the leaves are basal and ovate to oblong. The flowers are produced in cymes of yellow spotted purple blooms.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Fragrant

Origin

C & S Europe

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)

Cultivation

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

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