centaurea marcocephala

Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea macrocephala

Large yellow knapweed is a fabulous plant for the border. Flowers are bold and colourful and attract butterflies from miles around!

 

Common Name. Greater Knapweed.
Family:  Asteraceae.
Description: Perennial.

Plant Characteristics
Plant Type: Centaurea macrocephala
Habit:         Dense Clump
Fragrance:  

Colour
Flower: Yellow.
Foliage:  Green

Size.
Ultimate Height:   100cms
Ultimate spread:   100cms
Time to ultimate height:  2-3 years.

Sunlight
Light:   Full or partial.
Aspect: Sun or semi shade

Plant Resilience
Hardiness:  Full.
Low maintenance:  
Easy.
Drought resistant:  Tolerant

Soil Type
Soil PH: Alkaline/acid.
Moisture:  Free draining /moist.

Season of interest: Summer.

Suggested planting locations and garden types:

Borders.

How to care
Pruning: Cut back in autumn.
Pests: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description
Centaurea macrocephala-Available April onwards.

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