Catananche caerulea
"Cupid's Dart"

Catananche caerulea "Cupid's Dart"Catananche caerulea "Cupid's Dart"

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A marvelous cut flower for either fresh or dried arrangements. “Cupid’s Dart” is an EASY to grow, drought tolerant, problem free perennial. 2” wide soft lavender blue flowers are produced freely in Summer atop silvery-green foliage. Ancient Greeks & Romans used the flowers as the main ingredient in love potions, hence the amorous common name “Cupid’s Dart”. To 2’ tall & 1’ wide.

 

Annie

Full Sun
Low to Avg. Water

Perennial
USDA zones 4-10