Catananche caerulea

I love clear blue flowers in the border and cut for a vase, and there are few more radiant blue perennials than catananche. More
1 x 9cm plant 511505-1 £5.50 Delivery late February
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3 x 9cm plants 511505-3 £14.95 Delivery late February
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I love clear blue flowers in the border and cut for a vase, and there are few more radiant blue perennials than catananche. Flowers last for ages both in the garden and vase, and you can hang them upside down to dry for winter arranging.

Genus Catananche
Group/Species caerulea
Variety Blue Lilac
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Cupid's Dart
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Best grown in well-drained soil in a sunny spot.
Care Tips Remove spent flowers to encourage more blooms.
Flowering June - September
Vase Life May be picked fresh for the vase or dried for winter displays.
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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