Centaurea macrocephala

(Giant knapweed)
Centaurea macrocephala
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A splendid plant that produces sturdy upright stems topped with a fluffy bright yellow thistle-like knob that sits on a basket of paper brown bracts. Long, soft green leaves are carried up the stems. Flowers for ages.
9cm (£5.20)?
Delivered in 7 - 10 days
£5.20  each OR £14.70 for three

Flower attributes

Colour: Yellow

Flowers: June, July, August, and September


Soil: Well-drained

Planting position: Sun/Partial Shade

Height x spread: 90cm x 75cm


Rabbit Resistant

Wildlife Friendly

Suitable for cutting

Care advice

Can be slow to establish, but when established will live for years without requiring any division.