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Centaurea gymnocarpa 'Colchester White'

Downy Centaurea
  • Downy Centaurea is similar to Dusty Miller but larger. Large, silvery white leaves are perfect in mixed containers or partial sun gardens.
  • The silvery tone of leaves highlight other colored flowers and leaves in the garden.

Centaurea Colchester White is a Garden Geek plant with style - the must have accessory plant for mixed container gardens. A foliage staple for every garden year-round, Colchester White adds texture with its serrated leaves and its silvery color allows the blooms of other plants to shine.
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Height: 12-24 in

Spread: 12-24 in

Color: Silver


  • Container
  • Combination
  • Border or Bed
  • Great Foliage

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)


  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Silver

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2