Centaurea macrocephala grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Centaurea also known as Giant knapweed, Centaurea macrocephala perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.
Leaves color green in elliptic shape.
Centaurea macrocephala flower
Flower color yellow, petals like little horns base that divide several needle shape, the petals “sit” on green “ball” with spines on it.
Centaurea macrocephala for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Centaurea macrocephala 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 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? 30-90 cm (12-36 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 Yellow flowers petals like little horns base that divide several needle shape, the petals “sit” on green “ball” with spines on it. Scientific name:
Flower colors Plant life-form Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9