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Cephalaria gigantea

For sale by Julia Smith

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5' plus, clump forming.
Easy to grow.
Loves sun and butterflies

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres
£2.50

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Plant Finder: about Cephalaria gigantea

Common names

Giant scabious

Description

Cephalaria gigantea (Giant scabious). A spreading perennial native to Caucasus and Northern Turkey. It's 4,5cm long, dark green leaves are pinnatisect, oblong and toothed. Can grow to heights of 2.5m. Bright yellow flowerheads emerge in summer, approximately 5 cm in diameter.

Cultivation

They are fully hardy and will prefer sun and well drained soil.

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Cephalaria gigantea | Rowland's Castle, Hampshire, PO9 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • WaterSemi-moist

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