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Centaurothamnus (Shrub Cornflower) & Cheirolophus (Canary Cornflower)

Centaurothamus (Arabian Shrub Cornflower) and Cheirolophus (Canary Shrub Cornflowers) are related, perennial, woody, evergreen, low shrubs with utmost beautiful corn-flower like blooms in usually white, pale rose to lilac colors. Most are very rare in nature. All are excellent, easily cultivated and very long lived pot plants and may be planted out as well in a cool, yet frostfree wintergarden or greenhouse. Ideal for any humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot, keep frostfree in winter at a minimum of some 10°C.
Sow seeds flat in any humus rich, well drained, yet slightly moist soil at some 15°C to 20°C. Keep seedlings very sunny, especially in winter in order to receive a compact growth.
20 seeds per package, unless not stated differently.

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Centaurothamnus maximus (Arabian Shrub Cornflower)

Centaurothamnus maximus (Arabian Shrub Cornflower)

70 (120)cm, Arabian Shrub Cornflower belongs to a monoyptic genus and is a rare, local endemic perennial shrub from Saudi Arabia and Yemen, where it grows in vertical rock walls. It has ornamental greyish-green leaves, white on the underside, and large pale violet flower heads. For any rich, very well drained substrate in a partially shaded (summer) to sunny (winter) spot. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 10°C. I-XI.
10 seed per package.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package0229 € 7,99
Cheirolophus canariensis

Cheirolophus canariensis

50 (120)cm, a rather rare species with rich pink flower heads above most ornamental, deeply dissected, feather-like leaves. It is native of the Masca area on Tenerife. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. Keep drier in winter at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 3464 € 4,99*
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.
Cheirolophus massonianus (Madeira Shrub Cornflower) Exclusive

Cheirolophus massonianus (Madeira Shrub Cornflower) Exclusive

50 (100)cm, Madeira Shrub Cornflower is an utmost rare and highly threatened Madeira endemic. It has woody stems crowned by pale lilac flowers above broad lanceolate leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 6462 € 9,99
seed package
Cheirolophus teydis Exclusive

Cheirolophus teydis Exclusive

100 (140)cm, small, woody shrub with fresh green, glossy, lanceolate, strongly toothed leaves and bright yellow heads on stems up to 160cm in length. Native of the subalpine zone of Tenerife and La Palma, growing in rocky soils in full sun. For any rich, very well drained soil in full sun. Keep at a minimum of some 5°C in winter. Endures slight freezing in autumn. USDA Climate Zone 10. VI-IX.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2497 € 4,99*
seed package
* This price is valid if a single item is ordered only. The shop will automatically assign discounts on bulk purchases. If several packages are ordered from this species, they will be merged into a single package. Please refer to our General Terms of Business.