Centaurea americana grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Centaurea also known as American starthistle, Centaurea americana annual used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-11.
Leaves color green in lanceolate shape.
Centaurea americana flower
Flower color pink, purple or white the flowers petals like little horns base that divide several needle shape, the petals “sit” on green “ball” with spines on it.
Centaurea americana for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Centaurea americana growing and care:
Drained soil, moist soil, cool winter
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Spines on the flowers, invasive Spring, summer, autumn Recommended planting season? Powdery mildew, aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Winter How to prune: Prune dead leaves and flowers Size of the plant? 40-140 cm (16-56 inches) Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Small amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower Pink, purple or white flowers petals like little horns base that divide several needle shape, the petals “sit” on green “ball” with spines on it. Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting, Summer planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants
Annual plant, Herbaceous
Requirements for watering the plant:
Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Pink flower, Purple flower, White flower