Centaurea montana Amethyst In Snow

Perennial Bachelor's Button, Cornflower, Basket Flower

$12.95 ea. (3+ discount) $12.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2017

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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.

Details

Item Code: CEAS
Type: Perennials
Height: Short 14"
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: #18,284
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.