Flowers Cerinthe

Kiwi Blue

Cerinthe Seed

Product ID: 1933

Prolific bouquet filler.

The drooping habit of the flowers makes an elegant addition to bouquets. The brilliant blue flowers are complimented by the grey-green foliage. Attracts bees and hummingbirds. Also known as honeywort. Ht. 28-32". Avg. 510 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.




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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-21 days at 65-85°F (18-29°C).

SOWING: Transplant (recommended): Sow 6 weeks before last frost directly into cell packs. Harden off and transplant outside after the last frost.
Direct seed: Sow seeds 1/4" deep after last frost.

GROWING ON: Grow at 65-75°F (18-29°C). Fertilize regularly.


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Well-drained soil of moderate fertility.



HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest when bracts darken to blue and flowers are purple.

USES: Cut flowers, beds, and borders. Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Cerinthe major purpurescens
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
65 - 70 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Cold Tolerant Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets 61