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Centaurea 'Jordy' - 3 bare root plants

Centaurea   'Jordy' - 3 bare root plants
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Our Price:  £9.50
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7 in stock

Common Name: Knapweed

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Size/Qty:  3x Bare Root Plants
Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both

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A cultivar with shaggy deep purple to almost black flowers, emerging from attractive buds. A lovely plant for growing towards the front of a sunny border, with Geraniums, Astrantias, Diascias etc. Removing the spent blooms wil prolong the flowering display.


Buying bare root perennials is a very effective and economical way of introducing new plants into your garden. They have good root systems which have not been confined to a pot and have enjoyed all the benefits of being grown in natural soil and wether conditions so they will transplant well into your garden and establishment is often better and quicker than with pot-grown equivalents. Bare root plants are only available during the dormant season, typically between November and March

Plants should ideally be planted straight away if the ground is moist and not frozen. If you cannot do this, keep them in a cool shady place, insuring the roots are kept moist but not sitting in water. Either wrap the root balls in damp newspaper or temporarily heel them in to a patch of ground and water in. Smaller clumps will benefit from being potted on first and grown on in a sheltered location until they can be planted out.


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