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Bachelor's Button Amethyst in Snow

White, tubular petals radiate from a royal purple center, offset by silvery-green foliage that forms a dense, compact plant. Amethyst in Snow is sure to be a conversation-starter in your summer garden year after year. (Centaurea montana) PP#18284

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Plant - 3" pot

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Details:

Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 14-20" tall, 9-18" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Early to Mid Summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU ASL5I31
Common Name Bachelor's Button
Botanical Name Centaurea
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Purple, White
Estimated Mature Height 14-20" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 9-18" wide
Bloom Time Early to Mid Summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Acidic Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet
Suggested Uses Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Cut Flowers
Ships to Canada No
Description
Bachelor Buttons are known for being extremely easy to grow and putting on a colorful, textured show in the summer garden. They also attract wildlife and American goldfinches put on quite a show as they dive into fields of this flower when it is going to seed. This is the famous flower of many romantic legends, thus the name “Bachelor’s Button”. Young single girls wore the bloom as a signal of availability in Old England. It also always figures prominently in the Victorian "Language of Flowers"--of which there are several versions.
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Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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