Centaurea montana (Bachelor's Button)
Centaurea montana 'Blue'

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Centaurea montana 'Blue'

Bachelor's Button

Plant Type: Perennials

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Bachelor's Button

A fast growing, compact selection with large flowers that have pure white petals and royal purple centers.
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The fuzzy, green foliage sits below bright blue, fringed petals that are butterfly magnets.

  • Bright blue fringed petals
  • Blooms late-spring to mid-summer
  • Butterfly magnets
Item # Pack Size  
4509855 30 3" Plug Please Login for Pricing


24 in


15-24 in




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


Sun Tolerant

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant


Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Drought Tolerant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer