Bachelor Buttons - Centaurea montana

Mound forming perennial has narrow, pointed foliage and lacy blue flowers that bloom from late spring to mid summer. Easy to grow, drought tolerant once established. An old fashion perennial favorite for the colourful border. A good cut flower.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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refers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Shear back plants once finished blooming to rejuvenate foliage. Cut back plants in fall to promote vigorous spring growth. Long lived, reseeds freely. 

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