Knapweed, Common (Centaurea nigra) Seeds

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Knapweed, Common (Centaurea nigra) Seeds

Produces a deep maroon flower head crowned with thistle-like florets of pink and purple, with dashes of a deep reddish-black. Don’t let its prickly appearance fool you- it’s an exceptionally hardy plant, but it has a softer side as a favourite of butterflies and bees!

  • Type: Perennial
  • Height: 30-60cm. 
  • Flowers: June-September
  • Best Sown: Autumn or Spring
  • Soil Requirement: Well-drained
  • Light Requirement: Full sun or partial shade
  • Natural Habitat: Grasslands, forest verges
  • Also known as: Bell Weed, Hardhead, Tassel
  • Seeds per gram: 500
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