Today’s photo is from Andrew Keys in Topsfield, Massachusetts. He says: “The appearance of cool customer Centaurea montana (USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9) means it’s a sure thing it’s high spring in my garden. One day I note its fuzzy leaves have emerged, and it’s blooming by the time I turn around again. This plant prefers cool, northern latitudes, and even in New England retreats in the height of summer. Cut it back and treat yourself to a new flush of fall bloom when the weather cools down again.” Thanks for sending in this great photo, Andrew!
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