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CENTAUREA montana 'Purple Heart'

Commonly known as Mountain knapweed, Perennial cornflower

White cornflower with purple centre
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Deciduous - l
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purple centre
  • White
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - rhizomatous, mat-forming perennial. Produces flowers 5cm (2in) across
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew
  • Place of origin - central Europe, central Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
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Centaurea - Growing Guide
45cm (18in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  60cm (24in)
 

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