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Honeywort Adds Unusual True Blue Colors to Your Garden With Its Unique Blooms
Honeywort [Cerinthe major] 'Purpurascens' - so-called for the fragrance of its blooms. Inch-long flower tubes surrounded by large, heart-shaped bracts. Plant once danger of frost has passed; honeywort is drought-tolerant but should be fertilized regularly. A favorite of bees and hummingbirds, once planted, self-sowing makes this annual, perennial.
Primula auricula ‘Purple Rain’. Lovely in a large terracotta pot, it will in time fill in to a foot or so across, with typical, succulent auricula leaves. Very fragrant, & the flowers are very cute in little posies. Blooming stems are less than one foot. Evergreen. Pt.Sun/Shade Avg.water Perennial USDA Zones 3-11