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Catananche caerulea 'Amor White'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Catananche (kat-AN-ak-ee) (Info)
Species: caerulea (see-ROO-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Amor White
Additional cultivar information: (Alba)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray
Blue-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting
Flowers are good for drying and preserving

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 19, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Medium 16" - Plant 12" apart. Likes sun and well-drained soil. Many white flowers (with dark eye) above silver green foliage. Late June to August flowers.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Greenville, Indiana
Olathe, Kansas
Dover, New Hampshire
Dublin, Ohio
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Winnsboro, South Carolina
Bothell, Washington



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