Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst in Snow’
Mountain cornflower ‘Amethyst in Snow’, Perennial cornflower ‘Amethyst in Snow’, Mountain bluet ‘Amethyst in Snow’, Perennial bachelor’s buttons ‘Amethyst in Snow’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Amethyst in Snow’ _ ‘Amethyst in Snow’ is a mat-forming, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial with broadly lance-shaped, sometimes lobed and toothed, grey-green leaves, hairy beneath, and, from late spring into summer, white flowers with well-spaced, tubular petals and deep purple to reddish-purple centres.
Purple, White in Spring; Purple, White in Summer
Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally pest free
Deadhead to prolong the flowering season. Cut back after flowering to promote the production of new leaves.
Division, Root cuttings, Seed
WHERE TO GROW
Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst in Snow’ (Mountain cornflower ‘Amethyst in Snow’) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.
Coastal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Containers, Wildflower, Wildlife
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West