OPEN FOR CLICK & COLLECT - 27 Montgomery Road, Sheffield, S71LN
Plant name: Centaurea scabiosa
Other names: Greater knapweed
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
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.