Centaurea montana (Bachelor's Button)
Centaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream'
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Centaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream'

Bachelor's Button

Plant Type: Perennials

Patent: pp20781

NEW FOR 2019

The large royal-purple flowers that appear in early summer will stand out against a back drop of fuzzy silver foliage, forms compact and well-branching clumps, heat and drought tolerant.

  • Very showy purple petals radiate from purple centers
  • Use in areas where heat and drought are an issue
  • Fuzzy silver foliage is an added bonus all summer
Item # Pack Size  
4509845 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing

Height:

18-20 in

Spread:

18-24 in

Zone:

3-8

Centaurea

Common Name: Bachelor's Button

Attractive clump-forming perennials with unusual button-head flowers with large fringed basal bracts. Plants are slightly drought resistant, preferring full sun and well-drained soil. Blooms late spring to mid-summer. Grow best in cool climates.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry
Average Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Long Blooming

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer
Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Late Spring / Early Summer