Centaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream'
Common Name:Bachelor Button, Bluet
6" (15 cm), 1-gallon (4 litre)
USDA Hardiness Zone:
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
AHS Heat Zone:
9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Flowering Container Height:
14" (36 cm)
20" (51 cm)
27" (69 cm)
Vegetatively propagated (VEG)
72-Cell Tray, 72 Vernalized Cell Tray, 50 Vernalized Cell Tray, 30-Cell Tray, 30 Vernalized Cell Tray
DescriptionA new flower color -- a deeper purple than is typical of the genus -- for this familiar, easy-to-grow species. Large, 2-1/2" flowers in May. Soft silver foliage handles heat and drought, forming 24" clumps in a season. Makes a big, bold gallon (4 litre) or larger pot quickly. An easy summer crop for outdoor production. Perfect companion for 'Amethyst in Snow'. Makes a statement in a sunny border and large container. From Must Have Perennials®.
Front Border, Middle Border, Container
Cut Flower, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Early Blooming, Sunny and Dry Locations