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

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

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

Warning: None

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

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