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Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'
Common Name: Bachelor's Button Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'
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'Amethyst in Snow' is a white flowered form of the classic perennial bachelor's button. Ornamental buds with pineapple-like scales burst into flower with silky, pure white petals that radiate in a starburst from deep royal purple centres. The plants are sturdy with greyish green leaves with a slight silvery cast. Tolerant of dry soil once established. Cut back to encourage rebloom.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Mountain woodland margins and meadows.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourPurple 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Drought Tolerant Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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