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Centaurea montana Amethyst Dream

Scientific Name : Centaurea montana
Common Name : Cornflower
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Summer
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 30" (76cm)
Height : 20" (51cm)
Width : 27" (69cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Unique “shingled” buds grow into showy, radiant royal-purple blooms.
Softly haired, silver leaves handle heat and drought.
Idea & Tips : Prefers well-drained soil in full sun.
Can spread in the garden.
Grower Information : Unique “shingled” buds grow into showy, radiant, royal-purple blooms accented by softly haired, silver foliage.
'Amethyst Dream'
Protection InformationPP20,781
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Must Have Perennials®
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  • Crop Scheduling

    • Bloom Months:
      June to July

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