This Shrimp plant is fast-growing and so rewarding to grow from flower seeds. Cerinthe Major has nodding clusters of rich, purple-blue, tube-like flowers on arching stems. The foliage is unique and just as attractive with mottled bluish mauve leaves that spiral up the many branching stems. Cerinthe Major is excellent in a container where it will drape gracefully over the sides, or it makes a great specimen plant for the flower garden.
A useful and versatile, aristocratic plant, suitable for the border, containers and cutflower arrangements. Flowers all summer. Height: 12-24 inches. Hardy in zones 5-9.
Other Names: Blue Wax Flower, Blue Shrimp Flower, Honeywort, Pride Of Gibraltar Flower