Catanache caerulea  –  Blue Cupid’s Dart


Catanache caerulea  –  Blue Cupid’s Dart

A prolific first year flowering perennial. Tall wiry stems bear soft violet-blue flowers from papery silver bracts from June till August. Can be used fresh or dried.

Plant type: perennial

Site: full sun

Height: 60cm

Plant spacing: 30cm

Sown to grown: 20 weeks

Approx seeds per packet: 100 seeds

Growing tips: sow early with bottom heat, replace plants after second year to renew vigour and quality of flowers.

Harvesting/Arranging tips: flowers close at night so wait until fully open before picking. The perfect addition to a meadow-style arrangement.

Vase life: 7 days

Cost: £2.50

Out of stock