Amethyst Dream Bachelor's Button
Centaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream' PP #20,781
|Description||An easy-to-grow, clump-forming, mounding perennial with unique, radiant royal purple, fringed flowers that create a stunning contrast against the soft gray-green foliage in late spring to early summer. A great choice for cottage gardens, in mixed beds, borders, or containers. A wonderful cut flower. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Watering||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 20 in. tall, 28 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Edible, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Care||Easily grown in well-drained, sandy-loamy soils; avoid water-logged, poorly drained soils. Thrives in cooler regions. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates moderate drought. Remove spent flowers to prolong blooming. Hard prune in midsummer to rejuvenate foliage. Spreads by underground stolons.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.