Centaurea montana Amethyst In Snow

Perennial Bachelor's Button, Cornflower, Basket Flower

$14.95 ea. (3+ discount) $14.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2021

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Plant Code: CEAS

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Unique color combination of satiny white petals surrounding a deep royal purple center. Amethyst In Snow is very complementary when paired with Amethyst Dream. 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.


Type: Perennials
Height: Short 1-2'
Spacing: Plant 2-3' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: White
Accent: Purple
Patent: PP18,284
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • 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.

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.