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Catananche caerulea

Catananche caerulea
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Common Name: Cupid's Dart

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Blue
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Excellent plant for a dry, sunny border with papery lilac-blue flower heads, to 2ins across, from July to September. Short-lived but reproduces readily by self seeding. Grow in well drained soil in full sun. Good cut flower, attracts bees and butterflies.


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