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We've still got a few weeks of potentially cold weather to come, but we will be starting to make our indoor and conservatory plants available soon!

Centaurea jacea

Centaurea jacea
Our Price:  £5.50

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Common Name: Knapweed

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus

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Purple thistle-like flowers are produced on sturdy stems from June to August. Very good for wildlife, attracting a variety of pollinating insects and birds such as Goldfinches which eat the seed. For fertile, well drained soil in full sun.

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