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Where to plant in my garden?


Attractive in a mixed border or mini meadow. 


Flowers:  June - Sept

Habitat:  Woodland, grassland and coastal 

Height: Up to 1 metre

Growth Type: Perennial 

Position: Full sun, well drained

Soil Preference: Tolerant of poor, alkaline soils

RHS Perfect for pollinators

Greater Knapweed

  • Centaurea scabiosa


    Jumbo plug plant (70cc)


    Attracts many butterflies, such as the Marbled White, Painted Lady and Green Veined White.


    Beneficial to moths, bees and hoverflies. 


    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.

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