Centaurea atropurpurea
PURPLE KNAPWEED
Asteraceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

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Flowers: purple-red

Flowering Time: mid summer to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green
 
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Centaurea atropurpurea
PURPLE KNAPWEED
Asteraceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 7-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
1.2m
Plant habit
 
0.6m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple-red

Flowering Time: mid summer to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal, cottage & alpine designs

Uses: mass planting, border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: butterfly attracting, bee attracting






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