Catananche caerulea

Full Sun
Soil Type:

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Plant Details

Neat clumps of narrow leaves and lovely blue flowers with papery bracts, on graceful stems.

Bright blue cornflower type flowers from early to late summer. Will self-seed to increase the clump if you let it.

Excellent for cutting, either fresh or drying.

Loved by bees and butterflies.

Introduced from Southern Europe in 1596.

Height: 40cm

Common name(s): Cupid's Dart. Blue Cupidone.

All our plants are supplied in 9x10cm pots unless otherwise specified. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants in bigger pots planted at the same time. We do not sell 'plug plants' because those need to be grown on before planting. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant. We grow everything we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside.