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Centaurea fischeri Schltr.

Centaurea fischeri

Credit: Tatyana Shulkina

Taprooted plant 40-70 cm with greyish pubescence. Basal and lower stem leaves petiolate, upper sessile, lanceolate, oblong lanceolate or elongate oblong-lanceolate. Middle stem leaves 15-25 cm x 2-5 cm. Head 9 cm diam. Central and marginal flowers cream-white to pink-lilac. V - May to October in St. Petersburg, April to October in the wild. Fl - June-July, for one month. Fr - August. P -by seed or by division of mature specimens. Does well in full sun. Z 4. New.

Caucasus. In alpine and subalpine meadows.


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