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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Centaurea scabiosa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4 -30° to -20°F (-34.5° to -29°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
RED-PURPLE, invols. to 2.5cm. dia.
to 6mm. BROWN
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Centaurea scabiosa seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Centaurea scabiosa:
|Centaurea scabiosa var. vertes,|
Common names for Centaurea scabiosa:
|Centauree scabieuse, Great Knapweed, Greater Centaury, Greater Knapweed, Ironhead, Scabieuse, Scabious Knapweed, Skabiosen-Flockenblume, Skabiosenflockenblume,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|77||: Central European Native and Introduced Plants|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Centaurea scabiosa seeds will usually germinate in 7-14 days.