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Centaurea simplicicaulis

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Centaurea simplicicaulis (Centaurea simplicicaulis)

This normally flowers in late May/early June but sometimes it flowers again now if we have a mild autumn



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Are these easy to care for Andrew?

10 Nov, 2007

 

wow! i really like this! centaurea is corn flower is'nt it? are they as easy to grow as the normal varieties? if so do you have any seeds you want to swap?

10 Nov, 2007

 

Dead easy. I got this five years ago from my local Notcutts Garden Centre. During the growing season, I remove faded flower heads. In early spring, I cut away all top growth as part of a general tidy of the garden and that's the only attention it gets

10 Nov, 2007

 

thanks Andrew, i'll have to look out for that it really is stunning not seen it before, and i do like plants that don't need to much fussing!

10 Nov, 2007



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