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Item Number: SWF5099

Renee's Garden Cerinthe Pride of Gibraltar (Heirloom)

Weeping Purple/Blue Bracts

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Cerinthe - Pride of Gibraltar (Heirloom) -Cerinthe major atropurpurea

Annual Exclusive in vogue in plant lovers' circles. Fascinating rangy annual's indigo-violet flowers dangle gracefully from bronzy-blue bracts above succulent round leaves.

Soil & Water: Prefers well drained soil in full sun. Will tolerate dappled light.

Planting & Growing:Start indoors or outdoors once conditions permit. Sow 4-6" apart, 3/4" deep. Keep moist, but not soggy with a strong light source. Thin to 8-12" apart, trimming rather than pulling so as not to disturb root zone.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 7-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 2 to 2-1/2 feet
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8-12"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds

Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.


  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Heirloom
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Suited to Warmer Climates
  • Useful for Ornamental


Bloom Season : Fall
Bloom Season : Summer
Flower Color : Blue
Flower Color : Purple
Growth Habit : Weeping
Life Cycle : Hardy Annual
Plant Usage : Attracts Bees/Butterflies
Plant Usage : Attracts Birds
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H


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