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Cupid’s Dart Blue - Enchanting Blue Perennial
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Cupid’s Dart Blue - Enchanting Blue Perennial
Cupid’s Dart Blue - Enchanting Blue Perennial

Cupid’s Dart Blue - Enchanting Blue Perennial

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Welcome to the enchanting world of Cupid's Dart, a stunning blue perennial that adds a touch of magic to cottage gardens, borders, and any space craving beautiful blue flowers. With a long bloom season extending from summer to fall, Cupid's Dart, also known as Love Plant, is a must-have for your garden. Grown from seeds, this long-stemmed flower is not only captivating but also perfect for cutting and creating beautiful arrangements.


Key Features:

  • Approximate Seeds Per Packet: 20-200 seeds for a bountiful garden.
  • Lifecycle: Perennial, gracing your garden year after year.
  • Perennial Hardiness Zone: 3,4, 5, 6, 7,8
  • Mature Size: Reaches a height of about 24 inches with a 2-foot width.
  • Sun Requirements: Flourishes in full sun.
  • Soil: Thrives in regular, well-drained soil.
  • Season: Blooms from summer to fall.
  • Color: Lavender petals with darker centers, a visual delight.

Sowing Instructions:

  • Depth: Surface to barely cover, 1/16".
  • Sprout Time: 10-20 days.
  • Starting Indoors: Begin indoors 6-8 weeks before planting out. Maintain a temperature of 65-75°F.
  • Starting Outdoors: Direct sow in spring to early summer.

When to Set Outside:

  • Plant after the last frost for optimal growth.

Placement & Cultivation:

  • Native to the Mediterranean, Cupid's Dart, or Catananche, carries a captivating history.
  • Known as the Love Plant, it boasts bright lavender-blue flowers with cut petal edges and silvery foliage.
  • Best suited for sunny perennial beds with silver-leaved plants.
  • Flourishes in well-drained soils, particularly in regions not sweltering in summer.
  • An excellent cut flower that attracts butterflies. Short-lived perennial.

Final Spacing:

  • Allow 1 foot of space for each plant to thrive.

Water Requirements:

  • Requires medium water use.

Watering Details:

  • Somewhat drought-tolerant but performs best with about 1" of water per week.

Soil pH:

  • Not particular about pH.

Fertilizer:

  • Mix in 1" of compost prior to planting.

Diseases & Pests:

  • Avoid fungal troubles with proper spacing and locating in a space with good airflow.

When to Cut for Bouquets:

  • Harvest when flowers are almost open.

Transform your garden into a magical haven with Cupid's Dart. Order now and let the enchantment bloom!