Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'
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)
14" (35 cm)
28" (71 cm)
Vegetatively propagated (VEG)
72-Cell Tray, 72 Vernalized Cell Tray, 50 Vernalized Cell Tray, 30-Cell Tray, 30 Vernalized Cell Tray
DescriptionEthereal bicolor blooms, snow white with royal purple centers, over handsome mounds of healthy, silver-green foliage. Makes a big, bold gallon (4 litre) or larger pot quickly. An easy summer crop for outdoor production. Flowers mid-May to mid-June, with light rebloom in fall. Very cold hardy and once established. Grows vigorously, but is not invasive and does not self sow. A unique and striking form from the Netherlands. Very sturdy and hardy. From Must Have Perennials®.
Front Border, Middle Border, Container
Cut Flower, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Early Blooming, Sunny and Dry Locations