Cerinthe major growing herbaceous of the genus Cerinthe also known as Honeywort, Cerinthe major perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.
Leaves color green in oval shape, but in some cultivars next to the flowers become purple (bracts)
Cerinthe major flower
Flower color purple, in oval bell shape that the top color is darker
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Requirements for Cerinthe major growing and care:
Well-drained soil, rich soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring in cold winter / Autumn in warm weather
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
40-60cm, 16-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring to autumn in warm weather / Summer to autumn in colder area
General information about the flower:
Purple flowers in oval bell shape that the top color is darker