Velvet Centaurea (Centaurea cineraria)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Velvet Centaurea
Give a thumbs up Dusty Miller

Also sold as:
Centaurea gymnocarpa

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Mauve
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Cane

Very conspicuous flowers. Note the spines along all of the involu

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Not the typical 'Dusty Miller' by ShawnSteve Mar 17, 2019 5:54 PM 8
Confusion about d'base entries by CarolHB Jun 4, 2016 1:22 PM 5
plant with white leaves by thomas Feb 25, 2016 3:19 PM 5
What's Blooming 2016 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Dec 31, 2016 10:07 PM 1,927

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