Rock Garden Plants
Centaurea  nana Desf.  trib. Cardueae 
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  nana Desf.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsColymbada nana (Desf.) Holub
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMorocco
grassland
Description acaulescent, leaves large, petiolate, coriaceous, entire, lyrate or pinnatipartite, capitula 2cm, ovoid-conical, short pedunculate, phyllaries ovate, apiculate
Size3-8cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý