Catahanche, Cupid's Dart

Catanache caerulea, Cupid’s Dart

An old-fashioned favorite with spiky, lavender blue everlasting flowers that appear in summer. Easy to grow plants that are tolerant of drought once established. Not long-lived but reseeds for years of blossoms. Dead-heading spent flowers encourages more blossoms. Fantastic cut and dried flower.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Catanache careulea

Common Name

Cupid’s Dart

Bloom Color

Blue, Lavender

Bloom Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Sun

Height

24″

Width

10-12″

Uses

Beds, Cut Flower, Dried Flower

Resistance

Drought

Soil

Average

Water Needs

Average, Low

Zone

4-9

Plant Type

Perennial