Bachelors Button Mountain Bluet

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Bright Blue Flowers Love Full Sun

The Centaurea ‘Bachelor's Button’, Centaurea montana, also known as Cornflower and Blue Bottle, has small thistle-like single flowers at the end of a delicate stem. 

These radiant flowers are bright blue and very showy against the with gray-green foliage.

With a height of 24” and a plant width of 12-24”, it is an excellent late summer to early fall bloomer.  

If cut back after blooming, it will continue to produce new blooms throughout the season.

Centaurea ‘Bachelor's Button’ is tolerant of cool winters.  

Plant in a location with poor, dry, to moderately moist, well-drained soil in full sun. The sun will help it to bloom throughout early to mid-summer.

It does not have any serious insect or disease problems.  

Use Centaurea ‘Bachelor's Button’ massed in border fronts, cottage gardens or naturalized areas.  

This flower is simple to grow and maintain and is a great plant to share with friends!

*Bright Blue Flowers

*Gray-Green Foliage

*Full Sun and Heat Tolerant


Growing Zones 3-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Centaurea 'Mountain Bluet'
Foliage Gray Green
Mature Height 24 inches
Mature Spread 12 - 23 inches
Soil Type Normal, Sandy, Clay
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Flower Color Blue