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Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'Honeywort

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Hardy Annual
What is Hardy Annual?
A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
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Masses of nodding, rich purple flowers

Metallic, electric blooms 'drip' with purple florets

Fantastic addition to annual beds

6 cerinthe Postiplug plantsSave £3.99SAVE £3.99 £11.98 £7.99 Despatch: by end of June 2020
3 cerinthe Postiplug plants £5.99 Despatch: by end of June 2020
Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery Reviews Video
Also known as Honeywort, this unusual annual bears rounded, blue-green leaves on slender, upright stems. From late spring onwards masses of nodding, rich purple flowers, surrounded by blue-purple bracts appear at the stem tips, which are highly attractive to bees. With a bushy habit, Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’ is a fantastic addition to annual beds or used to fill gaps in herbaceous borders, where it is happy in any well drained soil. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Cottage Gardens, Wildlife Gardens

Hardy

Full sun

Up to 60cm (23.6in)

Up to 45cm (17.7in)

Easy for all

Easy for all

RHS plants for pollinators

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

6 cerinthe Postiplug plants (16905)
3 cerinthe Postiplug plants (16891)

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Flowering Months
Water regularly until plants are fully established. Honeywort plants seed freely. If seedlings are not required, deadhead the faded Cerinthe flowers as they fade.
Pot up Cerinthe plants and grow them on in frost free conditions until large enough to plant outdoors. When Cerinthe plants are well grown, acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over 7 to 10 days. Plant Honeywort in full sun or part shade, in poor, well drained neutral or alkaline soil. On heavier soils, incorporate plenty of grit to improve drainage, prior to planting.

Delivery

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