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Honeywort 'Pride of Gibraltar'

Cerinthe major purpurascens


Prolific bouquet filler.

The drooping habit of the flowers makes an elegant addition to bouquets. The brilliant-blue flowers are complemented by the gray-green foliage. Attracts bees and hummingbirds



Life Cycle: Annual

Site: full sun
Height: 32 -38 "
Days to maturity: 65-70 days

Seed Depth:1/4"
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Approx seeds per packet: 20



How to Grow:

Sow 6 weeks before last frost directly into cell packs. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost.



Fresh: Harvest when bracts darken to blue and flowers are purple.Dip cut stems  in boiling water for 5-10 seconds,then can submerge in cool water to hydrate.


Vase Life:

With a proper care and handling will last 7-10 days



    Cerinthe 'Pride of Gibraltar'

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