Centaurea Montana


SKU: PER9-Centaurea Montana

Bachelor's Button

Centaurea montana

Vivid amethyst flowers with unique tubular petals on soft green foliage.

A special selection of Perennial Cornflower, forming a low mound of grey-green leaves with an early summer display of shaggy flowers. Petals are a rich deep amethyst purple. A good choice for near the front of the border, in full sun to part shade. Flowers are great for cutting. Remove faded blooms to prevent self seeding. Plants may benefit from a hard cutting back in midsummer to rejuvenate the foliage. A Blooms of Bressingham introduction.

Bloom Time:  Blooms late spring to early summer

Mature Height:  16-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:  3-9

Exposure:  Full Sun

Easy to grow in full sun in dry soil.

1 gallon container