Centaurea tauromenitana
TAORMINA THISTLE
Asteraceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.75m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia

Other Botanical Names: Colymbada tauromenitana

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Centaurea tauromenitana
TAORMINA THISTLE
Asteraceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

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

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, light frost
0.75m
Plant habit
 
0.75m

FEATURES

Flowers: cream

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: mid green; flushed silver-grey


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: border, crevice

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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