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Cupid's
Dart

Catanache


Description:

A short-lived plant that can be extended through annual spring divisions.

 

Common Name: Cupid's Dart, Cupidome, Blue Succory
Botanical Name: Catananche
Type: Deciduous Perennial
Soil Preference: Tolerates drought and will grow in moist soils but prefers well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay soils with a pH of neutral to slightly alkaline (6.8 - 7.7)  Cupid's Dart is sensitive to humidity.
Light Requirements: Full sun
Attributes: Naturalizing, attracts butterflies, good cut flower, suitable for dried flowers
Pests: Thrips
Diseases: None serious
Care: Divide in spring to prolong plant life.  Fertilize with Plant-tone or a water-soluble fertilizer as recommended.

Planting Instructions:  Perennials
Water & Fertilizer Schedule

 

Varieties:

This variety listing is for informational purposes only, it is not a catalog. 
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Catananche caerulea
Cupid's Dart, Cupidome, Blue Succory
zones 4-10
 
Description:  This plant is unique because of its wide rich blue-lavender flowers with a  papery texture.  The centers of the flowers are also purple.
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July-August
Foliage Color: Silvery green
Height: 18-35"
Spread: 15"
 

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