Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Container
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Centaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream'

Bachelor's Button

Deer and rabbit resistant purple flowered perennial. The bloom on this plant is exceptionally original and makes great cut flowers. Dont forget to cut back in the middle of summer, this will greatly help fresh foliage growth.

USPP 20781

Height:

18-20 in

Spacing:

18-23"

Additional:

Very unique flowers!

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Early-Mid Summer

Bloom Color:

Purple

Centaurea (sen-tau'-ree-ah)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Centaurea

Papery buds open to large fuzzy flowers in shades of blue, pink or yellow. Flowers profusely over a long season and is easy to grow. Excellent for summer bouquets.

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