Thursday, 2 January 2020

Carthamus dianius

Carthamus dianius
A lovely big Centaurea type of thing. White flower heads with violet stigma over jagged lobed deep green foliage.
Carthamus dianius
Unlike the more familiar annual safflower (C.tinctorius) this is a robust perennial and despite being Spanish is a hardy evergreen.
A splendid herbaceous border plant - ought to be much better known.
£8



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