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Centaurea Montana

Perennial Bachelor's Button, Mountain Bluet, Corn Flower, Basket Flower

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 2' (Plant 16"apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Rebloom Time: Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower / Accent: Blue / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
The classic straight species. Centaurea Montana has large, showy, violet-blue flowers in late spring, with spidery deeply fringed flower petals. Will rebloom in fall if cut back after first blooming period. Distinctive.

Features to Note:

  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Centaurea General Information:

Centaurea are trouble-free and easy to grow. Unusual buds open to provide fringed, thistlelike blooms.

Centaurea Plant Care:

Can be cut back by 2/3rds after blooming to freshen foliage. Prefers a normal to alkaline soil. Will spread to fill in. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring or fall.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Spring 2015
Plant Code: CEMO