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Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow' - Bachelor's Button
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Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'

Bachelor's Button

Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow’ is the first bicolor cultivar of centaurea to be introduced into commerce. Flowers feature well-spaced, tubular, pure white petals radiating from contrasting deep blue-purple centers. Flowers bloom in May-June atop stems typically rising 12-18” tall over a clump of silvery-green, lance-shaped leaves. Fast-growing, compact selection. 

Bachelor's Button Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Drought tolerant. Tolerant of poor soils. Can spread somewhat rapidly in optimum growing conditions. Remove spent flower stalks after bloom. Sparse rebloom in late summer-early fall may occur. Plants need to be divided every 2-3 years.

Height:

12-18 in

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Spread:

8-18 in

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Border or Bed
Container
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