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CENTAUREA 'Silver Feather'

Commonly known as Knapweed

Compact. Lilac-pink cornflowers above frosted silver foliage
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from summer 2020
  • Evergreen - finely divided foliage
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - lilac pink
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - upright to mound-forming perennial. Flowers to 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. - deeply divided leaves and flowers to 5cm (2in) across
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects
  • Pests & Diseases - powdery mildew
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver -
  • 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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