Honeywort Seeds - Purple

Honeywort Seeds - Purple

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Packet $6.29
1 Ounce $26.29 ($26.29/ounce)
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  • Features delicate, bell-shaped flowers
  • Easy to grow in gardens and containers
  • Native to the Mediterranean region
  • Nectar-rich flowers attracts pollinators
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Multi-Branching, Upright
Plant Height 24 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Fragrant Garden, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer

About Honeywort Seeds - Purple

Cerinthe major purpurascens

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed

Honeywort Purple Seeds produce beautiful plants with purple-blue flowers that bloom in the summer. The flowers have a unique shape and texture, with a tubular structure that flares out into five petals. One of the most striking features of honeywort's flowers is the color. The purple-blue hue is rich and vibrant and can vary in intensity depending on the light and growing conditions. The color is also enhanced by the glossy surface of the petals, which reflects light and creates a luminous effect.

Planting Information

Planting Honeywort Seeds - Purple

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Soak
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 18 inches
Plant Height 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Honeywort Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 20 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 540 Up to 625 Sq. Ft