2 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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'
You can propagate by seeds or division in the autumn or spring.
Special features of Silvery-Leaved Knapweed 'Silver Feather'
Attracts useful insects
Many Centaurea species are very rich in nectar and serve as a food source to numerous insects.
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.