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Greater Knapweed - 9cm black pot

Greater Knapweed - 9cm black pot

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Plant name: Centaurea scabiosa

Other names: Greater knapweed 

Category: Perennial

Plant family: Asteraceae

Light preference: Full sun/partial shade

Soil preference: Loam, chalk, sand, clay; acid, alkaline, neutral; well-drained

Flowering/fruiting month: June-August


  • 0.5-1 metres height
  • 0.1-0.5 metres spread


C. scabiosa is an upright perennial to 75 cm, with pinnately lobed leaves and reddish purple flowers heads to 5 cm across, usually with enlarged outer florets. 


Not a huge amount of care needed.