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Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’

Description:

Here is a delightful annual that loves Alaskan summers!  The blue green mottled foliage is a great backdrop for the deep purple bracts, which most people assume are its bloom.  Large black seeds are produced late in summer and they do self sow in Alaska!  This one is really, really easy to grow.

Zone:

Annual, although it may reseed in the garden for you.

Bloom Color:

Deep purple

Bloom Time:

All summer

Light:

Full sun to part shade

Height:

2’

Habit:

Mounding

Author: Betty Shadura

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