CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

Commonly known as Knapweed

Deep reddish-purple feathery flowers and silvery leaves
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CENTAUREA 'Jordy'

 
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 

 

  • Deciduous
    Lance-shaped, mid-green leaves, woolly beneath, 6cm (2½in) long
  • Purple Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Rhizomatous, mat-forming perennial. 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.
  • Hardy - cold winter Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects
  • Pests & Diseases
    powdery mildew
  • Place of origin
    central Europe, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, central Italy
  • 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
60cm (24in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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