Cerinthe Honeywort - West Coast Seeds
Cerinthe Honeywort - West Coast Seeds
Cerinthe Honeywort - West Coast Seeds

Cerinthe Honeywort - West Coast Seeds

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Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'

  • Annual
  • Rich blue, hooded flowers
  • Flowers June to September
  • Thrives in dry, sunny areas
  • Height to 60cm (24")

This annual is one of the best for beginner gardeners as it is one of the easiest and most rewarding garden flowers to grow. Honeywort is deer resistant, drought resistant, and works well in patio containers. Its arching stems grow to around 60cm (24") tall and have a summer-long bloom time as new flowers continue to open from the ends of each branching stem. The bluish grey foliage resembles Eucalyptus, and is just as useful in cut flower displays. The ancient Greeks believed that bees extracted wax from the flowers in order to build honeycomb, perhaps because bees adore the abundant, nectar-rich flowers. Pronounced 'seer-inth' - the final 'e' is silent.

1g (Approx. 17 Seeds)

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