Honeywort or Blue Shrimp Plant 'Purpurascens' Seeds (Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens')

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Preparation takes 3-5 business days
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Made in Portland, Oregon

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These are unusual plants and are fun to keep in the garden. Lots of visitors will ask about them and you'll enjoy that they look great with minimal effort. Since they are hardy Mediterranean plants, the love to be in full sun, and they want lean soil.

Pollinators love honeywort plants and so do hummingbirds. This plant is xeric once established and won't need much care.

Germination instructions are included with your seeds. These are easy to germinate and are likely to self-sow once established. (about 15 seeds)

Basic Plant Facts:
Cerinthe major var. purpurascens
Grows 18-24" x 9-12"
Likes full sun

Average review
Thanks so much for shipping so quickly! I'm very appreciative!
4 days ago by Gracey Pankey
Can't wait to see these guys come up in two years (biennial flowering)! Had this plant several years ago before someone decided to 'help' weed and removed it.
May 2, 2018 by Cyrilla Smith

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All growing recommendations made for seed germination are compiled from recognized botanical and horticultural sources. Please note these directions before growing, and follow them carefully. Should a germination problem arise, please notify us within one year of purchase. Refunds and exchanges will be granted if a germination problem has been brought to our attention by customers, and if we have noticed it ourselves here in the garden since we grow the same seeds ourselves.