Lesser Knapweed (Centaurea nigra)

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Lesser Knapweed (Centaurea nigra)

5 Jumbo plug plants.

An excellent nectar plant. Pollinated by a wide range of insects including bees, hoverflies, butterflies and beetles and the resulting seed heads attract goldfinches and other seed feeding birds. Food plant of the Lime Speck Pug Moth. Attracts butterflies (Small Skipper, Large Skipper, Brimstone, Peacock, Common Blue, Painted Lady, Small Tortoiseshell, Comma, Wall, Meadow Brown).

Where to plant in my garden?

Attractive in a mixed border or a mini meadow.

Flowers: July-Sept
Habitat: Grassland and brownfield sites
Height: 40-60cm
Growth Type: Perennial
Position: Full sun
Soil Preference: Neutral to calcareous

Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.

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