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Crambe

Crambe spp.

Crambe tataria Prague 2014 2 by Karelj (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Crambe Overview

The genus Crambe contains around 40 hardy, annual and perennial plants originating from Europe, Asia, Turkey and Eastern Africa. They produce masses of characteristic small white or yellow flowers, which together create a striking visual, reminiscent of fluffy white clouds. Also grown for their leaves, which are large and distinct across species, some are heart-shaped, others are crinkled or fleshy and glaucous.

Common problems with Crambe

How to propagate Crambe

Division

Division in spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Crambe

Grown for their bold leaves and large spays of white flowers in summer. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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