Sweet Sultan (Amberboa moschata)

Botanical names:
Amberboa moschata Accepted
Centaurea moschata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ

Blooming In A Mostly Shaded Area

Photo gallery:
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: Sep 23, 2011 4:03 PMBlooming In A Mostly Shaded Area
By chelle
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 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
By Joy
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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 3, 2012 6:43 PM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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