How to grow Cerinthe major

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?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
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Planting season:
Spring in cold winter / Autumn in warm weather

Pests and diseases:
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Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just design

Size of the plant:
40-60cm, 16-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
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

Scientific name:

Cerinthe major

Blooming Seasons

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