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Russian Ornamental | Family List | Asteraceae | Centaurea

Centaurea woronowii Bornm. ex Sosn.

Rhizome vertical, thick with numerous long roots. Stem 10-25 cm, unbranched or corymbosely branched. Leaves densely grey-tomentose, basal about 20 cm long, lyrate-pinnatifid, upper segment larger than the others, stem leaves simple, dentate or entire. Flower heads in terminal clusters of 2-6. Involucre cylindrical, 15 mm long, involucral bracts with pectinate appendages, ray-like. Flowers purple. V - early spring to late autumn. Fl - June-July for one month. Fr - August. Good for dry sunny places, very drought-resistant. Z 5. New.

Caucasus (western Transcaucasus) and Asia Minor. On dry rocky soil and talus.


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