Centaurium erythraea
COMMON CENTAURY
Gentianaceae

 
Print friendly version of this plant Print   |   View think list View think list
 
Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.08m
Plant habit
 
0.1m

Add to your plants think list Add to think list  
Add to my profile Add to my profile

Origins: Europe-W Russia, SW Asia-Middle East

Other Botanical Names: Centaurella dichotoma, Centaurium capitatum, C. centaurium, C. corymbosum, C. latifolium, C. lomae, C. minus, C. umbellatum, Chironia centaurium, Erythraea capitata, E. centaurium, E. corymbosa, E. germanica, E. latifolia, E. lomae, E. rhodensis, E. shuttleworthiana, E. vulgaris , Gentiana centaurium, G. gerardii, G. palustris, Gonipia linearis, Hippocentaurea centaurium, Libadion variabile

Other Common Names:

 
Previous plant Next plant

New Search

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Broad Leaf Apple

Plant type: evergreen tree
H: 25m W: 15m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Find out more
dry style

Fast Facts

dry style
With so little water to compete for, plants are well-spaced or arranged in sculptural groups rather than clumps emphasising the features of each individual specimen.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more

Centaurium erythraea
COMMON CENTAURY
Gentianaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial or biennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.08m
Plant habit
 
0.1m

FEATURES

Flowers: pink or mauve

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits alpine & mediterranean designs

Uses: mass planting, crevice

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






Advert