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Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite'


Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite' (Centaurea montana)

Isn't this an amazing colour! The plant's destined for my island bed.



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That has the wow factor. Have you been to the garden centre?

12 May, 2012

 

Not come across this one - gone on my 'wants' list

12 May, 2012

 

that is a beautiful one!

12 May, 2012

 

On my want list too - beautiful!

13 May, 2012

 

wow stunning:))))

13 May, 2012

 

I want one!! Didn't see any of these at the plant fare today or would have had to get one.

13 May, 2012

 

Wow I havent seen this one before a real gem;0)

13 May, 2012

 

Oooh yes, I like! I have thought about having a 'black garden of some kind, up against the white house so I can see the flowers....something for the future.

13 May, 2012

amy
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Stunning ! I haven't seen one like that before either .. another one to go on the ever growing list .......

13 May, 2012

 

It came from a small Nursery where they like to have unusual plants. I think it's VERY unusual! :-))

13 May, 2012

amy
Amy
 

It's nice to have a nursery like that near you , we use to have one but sadly it disappeared some time ago :o(

13 May, 2012

 

It's about 20 miles away. I took myself out for a drive - a bit far really, but worth it. I hope it survives - it only opened two years ago. The stock is a bit limited, but 'special'. :-))

13 May, 2012

 

Love this one Spritz, the colour really compliments the spidery shape doesn't it?

13 May, 2012

 

Yes - it is a bit like its blue (or white) relatives, but with fewer petals...

13 May, 2012

 

Lovely most unusual, would do well in our black border.....

13 May, 2012

 

Love this plants. The colour reminds me of chocolate cosmos.

14 May, 2012

 

Yes, it's a very dark maroon, really.

14 May, 2012

 

Lovely one

14 May, 2012

 

Well, I thought so. I expect it'll be at the GCs soon. The other new one I had a few years ago - " Amethyst in Snow" is available everywhere now. :-)

14 May, 2012

 

Yippee - I've tracked one down!

14 May, 2012

 

Well done - it seems to be a new one for this year. :-)

14 May, 2012

 

Its stunning Spritz. I wonder if it will come true from seed? You must try it to increase your stock.

15 May, 2012

 

If it behaves like the others, which I hope it does, I'll have no trouble propagating it...

15 May, 2012

 

:-)))Let us know how you get on

18 May, 2012

 

Wow! . . . this is gonna stop your visitors in their tracks. I like it A LOT! (On my way to Google as we speak!).

18 May, 2012

 

I expect you'll track it down, if Andrew managed to. :-))

18 May, 2012



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