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Cupids Dart

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Cupids Dart

Catananche caerulea

Best grown in loose, sandy-humusy, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Avoid unamended heavy clay soils. Also avoid wet soils, especially in winter. Plants have some drought tolerance. Plants may be grown from seed. In optimum growing conditions, plants will self seed in the garden. Plants do not perform well in the deep South (south of USDA Zone 7) due to high summer heat and humidity.  

Growing Conditions

Height 12" to 24"
Light Requirements Full sun
Bloom time July to September
Zone 4 to 7

Additional Info

Watch for powdery mildew

avoid wet soils


All info from Missouri Botanical Garden