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Centaurea 'Montana'

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Common Name

Bachelor Button


$16.95 Large Field Grown Clump

Centaurea 'Montana'

About This Plant

Also known as Blue Cornflower, or Mountain Bluet. This species is low to medium in height and well suited to growing in the sunny border. Plants form a bushy clump of grey-green leaves, setting off a display of clear-blue shaggy flowers in early summer. Removing faded flower heads will encourage repeat blooming. Ruggedly hardy, this plant will grow in most types of soils and climate regions. May self-seed prolifically, so keep an eye out for seedlings appearing where not wanted. Plants may be pruned back hard in mid-summer to maintain a compact habit. Nice for cutting.

 (Plant description courtesy of Perennials.com)


Cutback in heat of summer and they will rebloom


  • Width: 30 in
  • Height: 36 in
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Zone: Zone 2
  • Light Conditions: Sun to part shade

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