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Centaurea jacea Overview
A perennial herb growing to 1.5cms. The leaves are variable but generally ovate. The purple or white florets are borne on clustered capitulums in summer.
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How to propagate Centaurea jacea
You can propagate by seeds or division in the autumn or spring.
Other uses of Centaurea jacea
Grown for the flower heads that each have a thistle like centre surrounded by a ring of slender ray petals. Suitable for coastal conditions.