Centaurea atropurpurea

Centaurea atropurpurea

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Description

New to our catalogue for 2023

A thistle like perennial that produces deep red / purple flowers from bronze coloured buds on erect stems in summer.  An excellent choice to the border to attract wildlife pollinators.

Flowers: Summer

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height: 80 – 100cm

Spread: 30cm

Further information:

This can produce excellent cut flowers.

Common Name: Very dark purple knapweed

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asteraceae

Foliage: pinnatifid

Basic Colour: ( Purple )

Flower Colour: purple / red

Natural Flowering: June – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 100cm

Soil Requirements:  moist / well-drained

Soil ph: alkaline / neutral

Location:  cottage garden / border / meadow

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: Dead head regularly to prolong flowering

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance / shallow soil

Origin: Central Balkans

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

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Flower Colour

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Description

New to our catalogue for 2023

A thistle like perennial that produces deep red / purple flowers from bronze coloured buds on erect stems in summer.  An excellent choice to the border to attract wildlife pollinators.

Flowers: Summer

Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height: 80 – 100cm

Spread: 30cm

Further information:

This can produce excellent cut flowers.

Common Name: Very dark purple knapweed

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asteraceae

Foliage: pinnatifid

Basic Colour: ( Purple )

Flower Colour: purple / red

Natural Flowering: June – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 100cm

Soil Requirements:  moist / well-drained

Soil ph: alkaline / neutral

Location:  cottage garden / border / meadow

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: Dead head regularly to prolong flowering

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance / shallow soil

Origin: Central Balkans

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

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Position

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Flower Colour

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3 reviews for Centaurea atropurpurea

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