American Basket Flower- Rosy Lilac

Centaurea americana Packet

Standard seed packet, 25 seeds

$1.50
In Stock

  • Annual 120cm
  • Easy to grow

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Description

'American Basket Flower- Rosy Lilac' seeds

Centaurea americana

  • Annual 120cm
  • Easy to grow

Annual growing to 120cm tall. Native to North America these plants have an open upright habit with long slender stalks topped with puffy feathery lilac flower heads. The flower buds and underside of the flowers have an intricate basket weave pattern. Great for cottage gardens, wildflower meadows, beds and borders. Very easy to grow. Makes an excellent cut flower. Great for attracting bees and butterflies. Will grow in poor soil conditions. Also known as 'American star thistle' or 'thornless thistle'. 

Seeds per gram: 85
Product code: E8-11

Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 3mm
Season Autumn and spring
Germination 14-21 days @ 15-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 20cm
Plant Height 120cm
Position Full sun, well drained moist soil
Days Until Maturity 120 days

*Notes: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Plants may need some support.

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Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
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(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
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(calculated by weight)
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Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

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