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  • common knapweed
  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

Centaurea bella

common knapweed

£8.99 £4.99
Pot size 2 litre pot
2 litre pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    From the clumps of feathery foliage, wooly white stems arise in summer bearing pale to purple-pink spikey flowerheads, which help draw in the bees and butterflies. It's a great addition to a cottage garden or wildlife-friendly border.

  • Garden care: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. In autumn cut the faded flowerheads down to the ground and compost the dead stems.

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