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Centaurea montana Blue (Bachelor's Button)

This perennial boasts blooms of frilly, fringed petals surrounded by a fluffy mauve centre. The flowers grow on tall stalks covered in lanceolate green leaves that make for an attractive mound of foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer
2 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture