Centaurea maculosa grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Centaurea also known as Spotted Knapweed, Centaurea maculosa perennial evergreen (mostly short live perennial but can grow as annual) used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.
Leaves color green in lanceolate shape.
Centaurea maculosa flower
Flower color purple to pink 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 maculosa for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Centaurea maculosa 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? 20-60 cm (8-24 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 Purple to pink or white the flowers petals like little horns base that divide several needle shape, the petals “sit” on green “ball” with spines on it. Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Spring flowers Summer flowers Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9