Curly leaf sea kale

Crambe maritima

Curly leaf sea kale, Crambe maritima Plant Select
Curly leaf sea kale, Crambe maritima Plant Select
This robust, traditional European perennial potherb forms impressive clumps of gorgeous, wavy, waxy blue foliage all summer long. In spring, clusters of dazzling white flowers grace the garden. Tough and permanent once established, this beautiful perennial offers larger-scale, summer-long interest for dry gardens. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Allow plenty of room because this can get big. Less water will help keep it compact.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 18-24 inches
Width 30-48 inches
Flowering Season May through June
Flower Color White
Sun Sun
Water Needs Moderate to dry
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2013
Annual Commercial Maintenance Prune back hard in fall or spring after flowering
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance.
Elevation Guide Up to 8125 ft