Catananche caerulea

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Cupid's Dart

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Blue daisy-like flowers bloom above notched, hairy folage to attract your attention. Catananche is a very long lasting cut flower.

Height

18-24 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

The ancient Greeks used 'Cupid's Dart' as an ingredient in love potions.

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Cupid's Dart exhibits great drought resistance. Excellent choice for cottage gardens, mass plantings, planters or rock gardens.

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea ), Cheddar Pinks (Dianthus gratianopolitanus), Siberian Iris (Iris sibirica)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Crafts
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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