Puriri Lane | Centaurea dealbata | Perennial Cornflower
Puriri Lane | Centaurea dealbata | Perennial Cornflower
Puriri Lane | Centaurea dealbata | Perennial Cornflower
Puriri Lane | Centaurea dealbata | Perennial Cornflower

Centaurea dealbata

Regular price $10.00

Centaurea dealbata commonly called knapweed or Persian cornflower is a perennial cornflower that is a cousin to the common Bachelor’s Button, with showy heads of shaggy flowers.

This species is medium in stature and well suited to growing in the sunny border. Plants form a bushy clump with grey-green divided leaves, setting off a display of rosy-purple flowers in early summer. Removing faded flower heads will encourage repeat flowering. Ruggedly hardy, this plant will grow in most types of soils and climate regions. Plants may be pruned back hard in mid-summer to maintain a compact habit. An excellent cut flower that is also attractive to butterflies

Perennial

Height 50-60cm x 45-50cm Wide

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres

Have a question?

Share this Product


More from this collection

Explore our gardens and nursery

...May you touch dragonflies and stars, dance with fairies and talk to the moon ...

View our Garden Journal

For gardening tips and advice.