Family: Boraginaceae

Scientific Name: Cerinthe major purpurascens

Common Name: English Honeywort

DescriptionThe leaves, flowers and bracts are all of ornamental value.
Plant TypeAnnuals
Moistureprefers moist, average
Temperaturehardy to light frosts, prefers cool temperatures
Flowersdown hanging, blue tending to purple, blue bracts
Leaveswaxy gray/green with a tinge of blue
Dimensions24 inches tall
Propagationbest seeded in peat pots, 4-6 weeks before the last frost
Native SiteNative to Greece and the Mediterranean
Author's NotesAll I can say about this plant is I must get my hands on some seeds (2016)!!! It is a beautiful plant. Especially if you like blue.
Notes & Reference#109-Annuals and Tender Perennials for North American Gardens (Wayne Winterrowd), #116-Pulmonarias and The Borage Family (Masha Bennett)
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