Puriri Lane | Cerinthe major | Honeywort
Puriri Lane | Cerinthe major | Honeywort
Puriri Lane | Cerinthe major | Honeywort
Puriri Lane | Cerinthe major | Honeywort

Cerinthe major | Honeywort

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00

perfect for pollinators

We think self-seeding plants are a gift to the garden and we just love this one! 

Cerinthe major or as it is commonly known Honeywort or Pride of Gibraltar is actually a native of the Greek Islands.  The striking feature is the beautiful indigo violet bells rimmed in white that dangle gracefully from bronzy blue bracts that stand above the attractive grey-green leaves.   

A standout plant for the summer garden, the nectar-laden flowers are an absolute bee magnet.  We use these a lot in our cut flower garden and love the fact that they easily self sow. Looks stunning planted with yellow flowers as you can see in the background of one of our photos as the dark flowers really pop!  If using for cutting be sure to remove the leaves from the stems using our stem stripper to ensure that the water stays fresher longer.

Easy care, full sun in a well-drained position.

Height to 1m x 50cm Wide

Annual | Self-Sows

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
    • Auckland City | $10
    • Upper North Island | $18 (Northland)
    • Middle North Island | $15  (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
    • Lower North Island | $18
    • South Island | $29
    • Waiheke or outer lying islands, please contact for a quote
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee


Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz