why mediterranean in lower case? 
 

The plant distributed in the nursery trade around the world as Centaurea gymnocarpa, but likely a hybrid or polyploid mutant.

At a Glance



full
sun
partial
shade
well drained
soils
rich, loamy
soils
clay
soils
sandy
soils
alkaline
soils
acid
soils
neutral PH
soils
salty/saline
soils
evergreen
foliage
container
culture
attracts
bees
attracts
butterflies
windy
locations

Centaurea 'Colchester White'

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Asteraceæ Carduoideæ Cardueæ Centaureinæ

Has also been placed in Compositæ

Centaurea : centaureum - name for the centaury

dusty miller, velvet centaurea


A garden plant usually grown under the name of C. gymnocarpa or C. cineraria but shows all the signs of being a hybrid or polyploid mutant (this author someday hopes to clear up this uncerainly).