Plant ID forum: Cerinthe

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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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HamiltonSquare
Feb 20, 2014 6:07 PM CST
I have this plant that i was told is
Cerinthe pupurea? Any ideas as to its correct species/var.?



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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Feb 20, 2014 6:23 PM CST
I couldn't find anything for a plant named Cerinthe purpurea but how about this one?

Blue Shrimp Plant (Cerinthe major subsp. purpurascens)
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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HamiltonSquare
Feb 20, 2014 6:25 PM CST
That was what I came up with also. Thank you.
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Name: Lori
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growitall
Feb 20, 2014 8:25 PM CST
That's correct. Honeywort is a more usual common name for Cerinthe.
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purpleinopp
Feb 21, 2014 10:39 AM CST
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