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Catananche

Catananche spp.

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Catananche Overview

Genus of 5 hardy perennial species, grown for their single cornflower-like flowers which may be blue, white, purple or yellow. Originating from dry meadow habitats in the mediterranean, these make lovely sunny border plants.

Common problems with Catananche

How to propagate Catananche

Seed

Seed in spring.

Cuttings

Root cuttings in winter.

Other uses of Catananche

Grown for flowers which are good for cutting and drying. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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