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Crambe cordifolia

Crambe cordifolia

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Flowering Sea Kale is a broccoli relative that makes a magnificent statement in the perennial border. Huge crinkled, rounded leaves are topped by hundreds of tiny white, sweetly fragrant flowers which last about 3 weeks between June and July. These are extremely large plants with very long tap roots; they do not like to be moved so please plant accordingly.

Distinctions: Winner of an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticulture Society.

Zones: 5 to 8

Family: Brassicaceae

Type: Herbaceous Perennial

Height: 72 to 80 in.

Spread: 24 to 36 in.

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil: Dry, Well-drained

Bloom Time: June to July

Native Range: steppes and plains of Central Asia

Image Credits:

Image 1 (in flower) Meneerke bloem, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Image 2 (blooms) Meneerke bloem, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Image 3 (spent blooms) Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Image 4 (foliage) Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Image 5 (potted plant) The Old Dairy Nursery

Image 6 (foliage in garden) The Old Dairy Nursery

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