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Centaurea dealbata


Cornflower

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.125.030


The perennial cornflowers are cousins to the common Bachelor's Button, with showy heads of shaggy flowers. This species is medium in stature and well suited to growing in the sunny border. Plants form a bushy clump of grey-green divided leaves, setting off a display of rosy-purple flowers in early summer. Removing faded flower heads will encourage repeat blooming. Ruggedly hardy, this plant will grow in most types of soils and climate regions. May require staking if grown in rich conditions. Plants may be pruned back hard in mid-summer to maintain a compact habit. Nice for cutting.

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Centaurea dealbata


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   45-75 cm
   18-29 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium


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