Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
This white flowering Knapweed or Cornflower, produces its blooms from attractive scale-like buds during early summer. Known for being a vigorously growing perennial, 'Alba' produces mat-forming silver
This is a mound-forming perennial with silvery-green lance-shaped leaves which create the perfect backdrop for its striking pink cornflower flowers each with a dark pink centre. C.m 'Joyce' spreads ..
Commonly known as Knapweed, 'John Coutts' produces large, mid-pink flowers which stand above a mound of jaggedly lobed, grey-green foliage.
With its tousled thistle-like flowers of deepest purple almost black, 'Jordy' brings drama and a touch of the exotic to the spring garden
Centaurea atropurpurea has deep red, thistle-like flowers during summer, held high on upright stems above a clump of deeply divided silver leaves.
Commonly know as Knapweed, 'Bella' forms an attractive mound of silvery-green divided leaves. Small pink shaggy-looking flowers appear throughout summer .
This variety of Knapweed commonly grows in the wild across Europe, flaunting its pale purple shaggy flowers at the start of the summer. The green foliage has slightly jagged margins.
This clump-forming Cornflower has lance-shaped grey-green leaves with slightly serrated margins. It is less vigorous than Centaurea montana and bears much larger, butter yellow flowers during early...
'Florence Blue' is a compact selection which grows well in border or containers, with blooms of lovely clear blue flowers.
This Cornflower is commonly known as the Great Blue-bottle for its blue flowers with a pink/purple tinge in the centre, during summer. Centaurea montana has simple silvery-green leaves and is known ..
'Carnea' produces a mound of grey/green lanceolate-shaped leaves. From late spring to early summer fancy pale pink cornflowers appear, held on upright stems.
A particularly attractive form of Centaurea or cornflower, which bears flowers with a prominent purple centre surrounded by white florets, during early summer. The lance-shaped foliage is green-grey..