Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'
PURPLE HONEYWORT, BLUE SHRIMP PLANT
Boraginaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or annual

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to alkaline
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: mid spring to late summer

Leaves: blue-green
 
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Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'
PURPLE HONEYWORT, BLUE SHRIMP PLANT
Boraginaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-herbaceous soft-wooded perennial or annual

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to alkaline
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: mid spring to late summer

Leaves: blue-green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: pot, window box, hanging basket, mass planting, cut flowers, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy

Animals: hummingbird






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