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Gardeningian

Gardening helps me with my daily deep depression battle. Looking to make new friends. Live in Surrey (UK). Twitter - @IanNatureGarden

Centaurea cyanus 'Frosted Queen Mixed'

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2016
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Gardeningian

Help me identify this plant #plants #flowers #gardening #gardenchat #help

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gardening-vet

It's a centaurea Montana possible the cultivar 'Amethyst in the snow' .

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Squares

what a stunning picture!!!

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Gardeningian

Thank you @gardening-vet i assume it appears every year?

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Gardeningian

Thank you @Squares

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gardening-vet

@Gardeningian yes they are perennial. If you cut back hard after first flowering it should give a second bloom later in the year.

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bigemrg

Fantastic! I've always wanted to grow these!

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christineb

Beautiful ! Great #tips @Gardeningian

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godfreye

It's Centaurea Montana ( Purple Heart) common name Cornflower. I have some in my garden they are pretty bought from Claire Austin a couple of years ago 🤗

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peter666

Lovely picture

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richard.spicer.7906

Beautiful flower - I did see 'Amethyst in the Snow' at the garden centre yesterday, early flowering Centaurea I think it said. 👍🏼

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lamaisonbleueoleron

👍I've started my seeds last autumn about to plant out in Spring 👌

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