Catananche -Caerulea-Flower
Cupids dart Catananche caerulea (2Ltr Pot)

Cupids dart Catananche caerulea (2Ltr Pot)

Cupids dart Catananche caerulea (2Ltr Pot)

Regular price €8.95

Catananche Caerulea - The Cupid's Dart

Potted Latin Name: Catananche Caerulea

Common Name: Blue Cupid's Dart

Other Names: Blue Love Distaff, Cupid's Dart

Indoors or Outdoor: Outdoor

Size: 30-45 cm in height

Catananche Caerulea - Delivery

We carefully package and ship your healthy Catananche Caerulea plants to your doorstep, ready to thrive in your garden.

Catananche Caerulea - Characteristics

Mature Size: 30-45 cm in height and 30 cm in width

Evergreen or Deciduous: Herbaceous perennial, deciduous in winter

Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade

Shape - Plant Characteristics: Upright stems bearing beautiful blue, daisy-like flowers with silver-gray foliage.

Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy, suitable for various climates

Diseases: Resistant to most common garden diseases

Catananche Caerulea - Uses in Garden

Catananche Caerulea adds a touch of elegance to borders, rock gardens, and cottage gardens. Its striking blue blooms attract pollinators and make it an excellent choice for cut flower arrangements.

Catananche Caerulea - Planting Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Thrives in well-drained soil and full sun but can tolerate partial shade.

Frost Hardy: Yes, it's frost-hardy.

Fast or Slow Growing: Moderate growth rate.

Pruning Advice: Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming. Trim back stems in late winter to promote bushier growth.

Catananche Caerulea - Planting Instructions

Sowing Time: Plant seeds in early spring or late autumn.

Trench Preparation: Prepare a well-draining trench or raised bed for optimal results.

Positioning of Plants: Space plants 30 cm apart to allow for growth.

Plant Spacing: Plant each Catananche Caerulea seedling with 30 cm between them to provide ample space for development.

Pruning Instructions: Prune back in late winter to 10 cm above the ground to encourage new growth in spring.

Facts About Catananche Caerulea

Catananche Caerulea, commonly known as Blue Cupid's Dart, is a stunning addition to any garden. Its vibrant blue flowers, silver-gray foliage, and hardy nature make it a favorite among gardeners. These perennial plants are easy to care for and attract beneficial pollinators, making them a valuable asset to any outdoor space. Whether you're looking to enhance your borders, rock gardens, or cottage gardens, Catananche Caerulea is sure to bring beauty and charm to your landscape. With proper care, you can enjoy these lovely blooms year after year.

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Delivery - 12km Radius

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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge. 

Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things. 

An Post Delivery, Seeds & books - €1.50

Standard Parcel via An Post* €6.00

Local Delivery, 12km of Windyridge - €15.00

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