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Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst in Snow’
Common Name: Mountain bluet ‘Amethyst in Snow’, Cornflower ‘Amethyst in Snow’, Bachelor’s Button ‘Amethyst in Snow’, pp18284
The large royal-purple flowers that appear in early summer will stand out against a backdrop of fuzzy silver foliage, the sight of which will leave you breathless!
‘Amethyst in Snow’ is a bicolour cultivar of this species. Flowers bloom in May-June atop stems typically rising 12-18” (less frequently to 24”) tall over a clump of silvery-green, lance-shaped leaves. Sparse rebloom in late summer-early fall may occur. This cultivar forms compact and well-branching clumps; heat and drought tolerant.
Size: 3.0” potted plant
Flower Description: Flowers are large and feature well-spaced, tubular, pure white petals radiating from contrasting deep blue-purple centers. The silvery lance-like leaves (to 7” long) are fast-growing but remain compact.
Light Requirement: Full Sun.
Soil Type: Easily grown in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soils, but is tolerant of poor soils.
Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Attributes: Compact, Deer Resistant, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Cut Flower, Cut Foliage, Showy Flower, Showy Foliage, Fast Growth, Rebloomer
Care: Easy Care, Remove spent flower stalks after bloom, Plants need to be divided every 2-3 years
Brand Hong Quat Packging
Calo 36 Calo
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