Common Name: Common Knapweed
Latin Name: Centaurea nigra
Ultimate Height: 1 Meter
Flower Colour: Purple
Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand, Chalk, Acidic, Akaline, Neutral
Common Uses and History:
Common Knapweed is a tough but beautiful wildflower, much beloved by our pollinating friends.
Young people would often play a love divination game with Common Knapweed, pulling out the flowers to identify whether love was on it's way.
Flowering from June to September, Common Knapweed, will add a beautiful purple to your wildflower garden and help #bringthebeesback