Centaurea montana 'Blue'

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Mountain Bluet

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-8

Pretty Bachelor Button-looking blue flowers atop spreading masses of gray-green foliage.

Height

18-24 Inches

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Good for naturalizing as it reseeds easily. Deadheading will promote faster rebloom.

When to Divide

early spring or fall, divide every 3 years to retain vigor

Good Companions

Red Valerian (Centranthus ruber), Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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