Centaurea montana 'Carnea'

The perennial centaureas, or cornflowers, are well known for their very extended flowering season – particularly so with 'Carnea'. More
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The perennial centaureas, or cornflowers, are well known for their very extended flowering season - particularly so with 'Carnea'.

With this variety it's petals are not the usual purple, but a lovely, glowing soft pink.

Genus Centaurea
Group/Species montana
Variety 'Carnea'
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Perennial Cornflower
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Will thrive in a sunny, well-drained position. Ideal for coastal gardens as it will tolerate salt.
Care Tips Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut back if it looks untidy to promote new, more compact growth.
Flowering May - July
Harvesting Flower production: 5 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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