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Centaurea montana

Large blue flowers with darker purple heart in early summer, repeated later in year if cut back. Clumps up quickly. Very attractive to bees and butterflies. Easy and reliable in sun or part shade. To 50cm. Hardy

At a glance

Common Name
Perennial cornflower
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
30cm to 60cm
Colour
Blue
Spread Rate
Fast
Flowering
Early Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained, Dry
Aspect
Part-shade, Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators
Wildlife
Exellent for bees and butterflies

Sue's Notes

One of the easiest plants to grow and a great all-rounder. Wonderful for bees too.

 
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