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Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather'

Centaurea 'Silver Feather'

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Also known as

Knapweed 'Silver Feather'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

60cm

20cm

Min

30cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather' Overview

Centaurea 'Silver Feather' is a mound-forming evergreen perennial with silvery-grey leaves, and in summer, round lilac-pink flowers appear. Preferring a full sun location, this cultivated version of a wildflower will do best in drier locations, making them ideal for growing in free-draining containers and beds. It can be commonly known as Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather', and can be included in planting schemes for wildflower friendly meadows and spaces.

Common problems with Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather'

How to propagate Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather'

Seed

Division

You can propagate by seeds or division in the autumn or spring.

Special features of Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather'

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Many Centaurea species are very rich in nectar and serve as a food source to numerous insects.

Pot plant

Other uses of Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather'

Grown for the flower heads that each have a thistle like centre surrounded by a ring of slender ray petals. Suitable for coastal conditions.