Basketflower Aloha Rosa

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Centarea Americana, commonly called Basketflower because the pattern on the underside of the flower and the bud looks like a woven basket, is a fluffy and easy to grow addition to the garden. The sweet purple of the Aloha Rosa Basketflower variety has wild 2-3" blossoms that bees adore. Planting...

Centarea Americana, commonly called Basketflower because the pattern on the underside of the flower and the bud looks like a woven basket, is a fluffy and easy to grow addition to the garden.

The sweet purple of the Aloha Rosa Basketflower variety has wild 2-3" blossoms that bees adore.

Planting conditions: Not too picky, tolerant of a variety of soil types, and happiest in full sun.

Care: Once they are happy and established in your garden, they are drought-tolerant, but will bloom more with more water. 

Blooms: All Summer. Deadhead the blooms regularly (meaning cut the flowers for bouquets, or if the flowers die on the plant cut them off) to encourage more blooms.

Self-seeding annual: Annuals, meaning they die over the winter, but they self-seed so they will naturally come back the following year in your garden. 

Ships: as a plant in a 2.75" diameter pot, in the late Spring.

Ships as a plant in a 2.75" diameter pot, in Spring.

Growth habit: Tall and branching plant, with one bloom per stalk. Space about 9" apart.

Size when mature: 3-4'

Growing specifics: Plant outside after your last frost.
Vendor: 

PlantGem

SKU: 

BF-AR-P

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Basketflower Aloha Rosa

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