Centaurea montana 'Alba' - White perennial cornflower

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Flowers attract butterflies

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for sun

A perennial cornflower with white, shaggy flowers with reddish-violet centres in late spring and early summer. Flowers are a magnet for pollinating insects.

Prefers a moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Cut right back after flowering to encourage new foliage and a second flush of flowers.

Height: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm

Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm

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  • Click And Collect

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