Centaurea montana Amethyst Dream

Perennial Cornflower Amethyst Dream

A long-flowering perennial cornflower introduced about 10 years ago, Centaurea Amethyst Dream is not so much amethyst in colour as a rich rosy-purple. It’s a spreading, mat-forming, herbaceous perennial with an upright habit and grey-green leaves covered in fine silvery hairs. From May to September scaly buds open into flowers like cornflowers, with widely-spaced, feathery, purple petals surrounding a deeper purple centre. Deadhead to keep the flowers coming. Perennial cornflower Amethyst Dream may need staking in exposed spots.

Site: Tolerates exposure
Soil:  Any well-drained soil, preferably moist
Position: Best in full sun; tolerates partial shade
Season of interest: May to September
Hardiness: Very hardy
Height: 2’ (60cm) Spread:  2’ (60cm)

Type | Size: Pot | 2L
Price
£8
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