Centaurea montana Alba


Centaurea montana ‘Alba’ has shaggy white flowers with reddish violet centres that are almost twice the size of the normal montana species. A classic perennial for the garden

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  • In late spring and early summer white flowerheads, which sometimes have a pink-flushed disc, open from attractive buds that are covered with bristle-edged scales. A sun-loving perennial that is tolerant of poor soils.
  • Producing exquisite sculptured flowers that are snow white with soft silver foliage. Flowering from June to August, they are an excellent choice for inviting wildlife such as butterflies and bees into the summer garden. This gorgeous variety will look amazing when planted in the garden border, patio containers, or cut and bring indoors for an unusual vase display.
  • Pot size: 1L
  • Position: Full sun
  • Soil: Well drained
  • Rate of growth: moderate
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy
  • Eventual height & spread: 40cm x 45cm