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Centaurea montana

Keep picking, or deadheading, this perennial cornflower and it keeps flowering.
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1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

Delivery:

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Perennial
Position
Border (Front)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - July, may have second flush later in summer
Height
45cm (18in)
Group/Species
montana
Common name
Mountain Cornflower
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)

Description

Keep picking or deadheading this perennial cornflower and it keeps flowering and flowering from early summer. It will be covered in bees throughout too.

Care Tips

May be affected by powdery mildews, keep soil from drying out and mulch well in autumn. May need staking.