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Botanical name: Centaurea hypoleuca
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial.
Flowering time: Spr, Sum and Aut.
Size: 40cm x 50cm.
Preferred soil: Rich, well drained.
Preferred position: Sun to part shade.
Preferred climate: Cool to temperate.
Planting depth and spacing: Plant to the same depth as it was in pot & 50cm
apart. These plants will slowly colonise so if planted further apart and
they will still slowly develop into dense clumps.
Pruning: None required.
Watering: Keep watered during main growth periods for best effects but
partly drought tolerant.
Fertilising: Apply a general purpose fertiliser annually in early Spring.
Frost tolerance: Hardy
Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:36 AM
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