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Where to plant in my garden?


Attractive in a mixed border or a mini meadow.


Flowers: July-Sept

Habitat: Meadows, pastures, road verges, field borders, waste ground,

scrub land and woodland edges

Height: 40-60cm

Growth Type: Perennial

Position: Full sun-semi-shade 

Soil Preference: Neutral to calcareous



Lesser Knapweed

  • Centaurea nigra


    Jumbo plug plant (70cc)


    An excellent nectar plant for a wide range of insects including bees, hoverflies, butterflies and beetles. The resulting seed heads attract goldfinches and other seed feeding birds.

    A caterpillar food plant of the Lime Speck Pug Moth.


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

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