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Amethyst in Snow Centaurea Plant

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  • - Cornflower, Mountain Cornflower
  • - Height: 17-20 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 3-9
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: June-July
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Amethyst in Snow Plant
Plant Features

Amethyst Centaurea Plants feature pure white, starburst, cornflower blossoms with deep amethyst-colored centers and grayish-green foliage with tiny, silvery hairs that make the leaves appear touch-ably soft. This easy-to-grow perennial is a real attention-grabber! Best when used massed in borders, cottage gardens or naturalized areas. Mountain bluet grows in sunny locations with moist, well-drained soils. They do tolerate drought conditions once they are established. Butterflies, bees and other insets enjoy the pollen and nectar while deer tend to stay away. A second late season bloom is possible if the plant is cut back to the ground after the first flush of flowers is over. Centaurea plants should be divided every 3-5 years.

 

Common Names: Cornflower, Mountian Cornflower, Mountain Bluet, Centaurea Montana, Perennial Cornflower

 

Centaurea Companion Plants: Delphinium, Grasses, Iris

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 6+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist to Dry
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Clay soil, Sandy soil
Fertilizer When transplanted and then once every Spring
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread 16-24 inches
Habit Upright
Flower Color Purple, White
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Features Drought tolerant
Garden Styles Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Pollinator Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point, Texture, Water Conservation
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid

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Cool Flower

Great root system. Leaves and stems healthy. Can't wait for it to bloom but may have to wait until next year. Fast shipping

From anonymous | September 22, 2023


Beautiful

very small yet but cant wait from your great description. TY

From Susan | August 24, 2021