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<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>
<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>
<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>
<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>
<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>
<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>
<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>
<i>Centaurea cyanus</i>

Centaurea cyanus

Piercing, bright blue flowers with ruffled petals and violet-blue centres appear from early to late summer among lance-shaped, mid-green leaves. Once...

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