Centaurea pulcherrima

Centaurea pulcherrima

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Description

Large pink flowers.

Another great thistle for the alpine rock garden and containers. This grey feathery foliage variety produces soft pink flowers on sturdy stems.

Flowers: Spring-summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 25cm

Spread: 20cm

Further information:

Trim back in late autumn when flowering has finished. New growth will appear in spring. Evergreen.

Common Name: Dwarf Pink Centaurea

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asteraceae

Foliage: pinnately lobed / crenate

Basic Colour: ( silver foliage )

Flower Colour:  pink

Natural Flowering: June – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 25cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph:  alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean / crevice garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut back old foliage in Autumn

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

Origin: Turkey – Iran

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

Flowering season

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Height

Planting area

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Flower Colour

Description

Large pink flowers.

Another great thistle for the alpine rock garden and containers. This grey feathery foliage variety produces soft pink flowers on sturdy stems.

Flowers: Spring-summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 25cm

Spread: 20cm

Further information:

Trim back in late autumn when flowering has finished. New growth will appear in spring. Evergreen.

Common Name: Dwarf Pink Centaurea

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asteraceae

Foliage: pinnately lobed / crenate

Basic Colour: ( silver foliage )

Flower Colour:  pink

Natural Flowering: June – August

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 25cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph:  alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden / Mediterranean / crevice garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut back old foliage in Autumn

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

Origin: Turkey – Iran

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

Flowering season

,

Height

Planting area

Position

, ,

Flower Colour

16 reviews for Centaurea pulcherrima

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  1. Steven Smith (verified owner)

  2. Kim Tregarthen (verified owner)

    Happy

  3. Marilyn (verified owner)

    All plants are healthy, have well established root systems

  4. Adrian Goodison (verified owner)

  5. Geoff Bennett (verified owner)

  6. Hilary Wagstaff (verified owner)

  7. Paul Wilkinson (verified owner)

  8. Catherine (verified owner)

    Plants arrived healthy and promptly. Great service.

  9. Roger M. (verified owner)

  10. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Well packed & should be in regrowth for Spring soon.

  11. David Bishop (verified owner)

  12. Vera (verified owner)

  13. Stephen FOSTER (verified owner)

  14. Jill N. (verified owner)

    It is in flower but they are white. Maybe, next year.

  15. Suzy Jackson (verified owner)

  16. James Hale (verified owner)

    Not yet in flower, but expect it to do really well as it grows

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