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Amethyst Dream Bachelor Button

Amethyst Dream Bachelor Button

Centaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream'

Attracts Butterflies Cut Flowers Resists Deer

Collection: Perennials
Tags: bachelor's button, centaurea, cornflower

Mounds of silver-green foliage are covered in rich deep amethyst purple flowers. A good choice for near the front of the border. Flowers are great for cutting.


Botanical NameCentaurea montana 'Amethyst Dream'
ExposureFull Sun
HardinessZone 3
Flower ColourPurple
Bloom MonthsJune, July, August
Patent InfoPP20,781
FeaturesAttracts Butterflies, Cut Flowers, Resists Deer

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.