Cerinthe major var. purpurascens ‘Kiwi Blue’ – Honeywort

Blue Shrimp Plant, Blue Wax Flower

Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Cerinthe (ser-IN-thee)
Species: major var. purpurascens
Cultivar: Kiwi Blue

Category:
Annuals

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown – Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow
Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Blue-Green
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Maria

Maria is currently growing everything from seed that she can lay her hands on. Also playing with colours and textures to fulfill her garden desires...