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Sweet Sultan

Centaurea moschata

Sweet Sultan is a member of the Centaurea family. Its botanical name is Centaurea moschata. The scientific name epithet moschata means 'musk-scented'.

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How to grow Sweet Sultan

Sweet Sultan is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Sweet Sultan to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Sweet Sultan from seed

Transplanting Sweet Sultan

Sweet Sultan is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Common Sweet Sultan problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Sweet Sultan plants:

Other names for Sweet Sultan


Centaurea moschata L.

Sweet Sultan care instructions

How long does Sweet Sultan take to grow?

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