Cerinthe 'Pride of Gibraltar'

Cerinthe 'Pride of Gibraltar'

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Also known as honeywort, cerinthe is an old fashioned favourite, popular in English cottage gardens. Purple blooms emerge from unique bracts flushed with blue. The foliage is an attractive grey-green. An excellent bouquet filler, and a favourite among pollinators.

Plant type: annual

Height: 24-30”

Planting depth: 1/4" 

Exposure: full sun 

Plant spacing: 9-12”      

Approx seeds per packet: 25

How to sow:

Direct sow as soon as soil can be worked. May also be sown indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Harden off and transplant outdoors after last frost. Pinching not necessary.

Care:

Cerinthe is an easy to grow, low maintenance addition to the garden. For cut flowers, harvest mature stems, and sear stem ends in boiling water for 7-10 seconds. 65-70 days to maturity.

Please note that due to export restrictions, we are unable to ship seeds outside of Canada.