NEW FOR 2018! An annual Centaurea with the appearance of a longhair thistle, but perfectly spineless and silky to the touch. The lavender-rose heads are 3-5" across, opening from ornately imbricated buds that resemble intricate baskets. Highly attractive to bumble bees and butterflies. 3-5' tall, individual blooms borne on stout 36" stems. Long lasting as cut or dried flower. Full sun. Native US species.
Oregon Tilth Certified Organic Seed!
Scientific Name: Centaurea americana
Seed Count Information:
- Seeds Per Packet: 100
- Seeds Per Ounce: 30,000