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Centaurea dealbata 'Steenbergii'

Large, showy, dark pink flowers with a paler centre over deeply divided foliage. Very attractive clump former. May need a little propping after heavy rain. To 60cm. Hardy.

At a glance

Common Name
Persian cornflower
Type
Hardy perennial
Height
30cm to 60cm
Colour
Pink
Spread Rate
Fast
Flowering
Mid Summer
Soil Type
Normal, Drained, Dry
Aspect
Sun
Pollination
Attractive to pollinators
Wildlife
Great for bees and birds

Sue's Notes

A favourite in our bird garden. Bees love the complex flowers and the resultant fat, oil-rich seeds are perfect winter bird food.

 
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