Centaurea nigra Lesser Knapweed
20 seeds per packet. Fresh wild seed collected from the farm’s grasslands. A UK native perennial producing deeply lobed, hairy foliage and bright purple, thistle-like flowers from June to September. Height to 1 m. A very important source of nectar for bees, hoverflies and butterflies, and birds such as goldfinches feed on the seed heads. Cold germinator.