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Perennial Cornflower

Centaurea montana


A member of the knapweed family, it blossoms with distinct flower heads on a single stalk. Common weed in sunny gardens. Inedible but once used for medicinal purposes. Blooms May to August.


Sunny areas, drought tolerant and does not like wet environments


Found in my friends' backyard while having a BBQ - testing out the mobile app again!

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LucBertrand 9 years ago

Oh waw ! the princess of all the flowers ! I love this picture enormously. I dream to see one like this . Very nice find Laura :D

Hema 9 years ago

nice combination of colors!

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Borough of Colchester, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 20, 2012
Submitted on May 21, 2012

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