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Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite'
Perennial cornflower - 2 litres

Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite' Perennial cornflower - 2 litres

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£8.99 0850012022 Category: Plants > Herbaceous Perennials

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Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite' - 2 litres added to wheelbarrow

Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite' is a stylish, very different variety of the tough and easy old cottage garden Perennial cornflower, with fabulous purple-black flowers, nicely set off by the silver-grey foliage, opening from attractive buds in late spring and early summer and often again through summer. Good as cut flowers and attractive to bees and butterflies. Ideal for sunny herbaceous and mixed borders. Height and spread 35cm by 60cm. (14in x 24in.)

Thrives in any well-drained soil, including limey or chalk soils, in sun. Deadheading will prolong flowering. Cut right down after main flowering to promote new growth and further flowers.

British nursery grown.

Butterfly and bee friendly.

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Botanical name Centaurea montana
British nursery grown Y
Common name Perennial cornflower
Drought resistance N
Flower colour Purple
Flowering time Spring, Summer
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green, Silver/grey
Fragrance N
Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee
Habit Upright
Plant type Herbaceous Perennials
Season of interest Spring, Summer
Size 2 litres
Time to maturity 2 - 5 years
Ultimate height 0.6m - 1m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m

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