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