Centaurea Amethyst In Snow

Perennial Bachelor's Button, Cornflower, Basket Flower
$14.95 ea.
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Unique color combination of satiny white petals surrounding a deep royal purple center. Single, fringed blooms appear atop lance-shaped leaves in the spring. Removing spent flower stalks after blooming will promote reblooming. Minimal seeding so vast spreading is not an issue. A Blooms of Bressingham variety selected for outstanding qualities, reliable growing performance and stunning beauty.

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Patent PP18,284
Plant Type Perennials
Species montana
Height Medium 18-24"
Spacing Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time Mid-Spring to Early Summer
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Soil Type Normal
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant

Centaurea General Information

Centaurea are trouble-free and easy to grow. Unusual buds open to provide fringed, thistle-like blooms. Foliage varies in texture, color and shape. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.