Deep blue flowers form on upright stems in late spring, early summer. Centaurea Gold Bullion spreads rapidly to form a lovely carpet of golden yellow foliage from spring to fall. Flowers useful fresh or dried. Patented.
Centaurea are trouble-free and easy to grow. Unusual buds open to provide fringed, thistlelike blooms. Foliage varies in texture, color and shape.
Can be cut back by 2/3rds after blooming to freshen foliage. Prefers a normal to alkaline soil. Will spread to fill in. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring or fall.