Centaurea Amethyst on Ice
Delicate satin white petals surround a contrasting deep purple ornate centre, attracting bees throughout summer.
Month Available: April
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Purple
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 40cm x 70cm (16in x 28in)
I always cut this back hard in mid summer, to allow the foliage to rejuvenate and look fresh.
Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders
Pests and Diseases: Powdery mildew.
Plant Care: Simply remove any dead flower stalks after flowering.
Care and Time: Low - summer
Benefits: Flowering from May through to August. Ideal for borders, patio pots and containers.
History: Centaurea are commonly known as Knapweed.
EU Rights: N/A