Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Purple
White
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flowers
Long Blooming
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Adapts well to dry or moist conditions
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'

Mountain Bluet, Cornflower

A Blooms of Bressingham selection has a unique color combination of satiny white petals surrounding a deep royal purple center. Blooms from June - August atop grey-green foliage.

Height:

18-24 Inches

Spacing:

28"

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Summer

Bloom Color:

White/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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