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Crambe cordifolia

Also called Colewort


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Crambe cordifolia - Heartleaf Sea Kale

More About Crambe cordifolia

  • Masses of tiny, star-shaped, white flowers on tall stems
  • Flowers have an open, airy appearance
  • Huge, rhubarb-like, green leaves are usually deeply lobed
  • Attractive, back border perennial
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to midsummer
  • Flower Height: 175 cm
  • Foliage Height: 80 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

80-175 cm

Spread:

90-100 cm

Colour:

White
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Heartleaf Sea Kale Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a rich, fertile, average to moist soil, that is well-drained. Thrives in full sun, but does well in partial shade. Once established, it becomes quite drought tolerant due to its deep, taproots. Best left undisturbed once established. 


Crambe cordifolia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen