Catananche Major Armor Blue

Love-Plant, Cupid's Dart
$14.95 ea.
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Easy to Grow and Maintain
Periwinkle-colored flowers resemble a cornflower and provide a great show when planted en masse. This flower was used by the Greeks and Romans for a powerful love potion; hence, the common names, Love Plant or Cupidís Dart. Catananche Major offers a stunning accent for your summer garden.

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Plant Type Perennials

Species caerulea

Height Medium 16"

Spacing Plant 12" apart

Bloom Time Early Summer to Late Summer

Sun / Shade Full Sun

Zones 4-8

Soil Type Normal, Sandy

Water Needs Low

Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Long-Blooming

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant

Catananche General Information

Catananche are excellent for cutting. Long-blooming, drought resistant plant. Likes sun and well-drained soil. Each flower leaves behind silvery seed envelopes that are also pleasing in dried arrangements. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Catananche Plant Care

Catananche can be divided in spring every year or so. Allow to self sow to ensure future generations. May need to amend clay soil to grow successfully. Cut off flower stems after bloom. Likes sun and well-drained soil.