Centaurium scilloides – Mail order alpines


Miniature, rich pink flowers on slender stems above compact green rosettes in the summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Centaurium scilloides description:

Bright pink flowers from miniature green rosettes in the summer.

It is in the Gentian family.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
Good for wildlife in general.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for an alpine bed, container, or rock garden. Due to it’s very small size and that it requires free draining soil, it is best for the alpine enthusiasts.

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Common name: Perennial Centaury.


Centurium scilliodes flowering in June
Centurium scilliodes in June

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture or dryish stony.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
After flowering cut away the old, yellow flower stalks.

Size of plant:

Height 8 cm.
Spread 8 cm.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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