Hardy, self seeding annual with thick fleshy, glaucous stems and foliage, often marked in paler silver spotting. Pendulous heads of deep violet tubular flowers are held in contrasting purple calyx May-July. Likes sun on well drained soil where it will happy self seed at its own feet, tricking you into believing you have a perennial plant!

Also makes a good cut and come again cut flower

Cerinthe major Purpurascens


Daisy Roots

Jenningbury, London Road
Hertford, HERTS. SG13 7NS

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Tel: 07958 563355