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Centaurea atropurpurea

Attractive deep-red, almost black thistle like flowers above silvery foliage. Good for bees and butterflies, also as a cut-flower. Long-flowering if dead-headed. Hardy. Up to 1m.

At a glance

Type
Hardy perennial
Height
90cm to 1.2m
Colour
Purple
Spread Rate
Moderate
Flowering
Early Summer
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Aspect
Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

As beautiful in bud as in flower!

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9cm pot 4.00   Buy  

Prices
All prices are shown in UK Pounds and include VAT where applicable. All items are subject to our money-back guarantee. We can deliver to most addresses in mainland UK but we cannot deliver overseas. Delivery charges are calculated according to the number of plants ordered, as follows:
 
1 to 4 plants, 4.95
5 to 9 plants, 6.95
10 to 20 plants, 9.95
21 to 50 plants, 15.00
51+ plants, POA
 
Postage for orders consisting only of seeds are charged at the reduced rate of 1.50 per order. Postage on gift vouchers is free of charge. For large orders, (more than 50 plants), we will send you confirmation of plant availability and delivery charges before you pay, and we will email you a link so that you can pay online once you know what the final total will be.