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Cornflower, Mountain - CENTAUREA montana

Cornflower, Mountain - CENTAUREA montana

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Mountain Cornflower (Centaurea montana), is a perennial beauty that graces your garden with a profusion of captivating blue blossoms and silver-green foliage. Also known as Perennial Bachelor's Button, this hardy and reliable plant adds a touch of natural elegance to borders, rock gardens, or cottage-style landscapes, creating a lasting and enchanting display.

Brilliant Blue Blooms: The Mountain Cornflower is celebrated for its striking blue blossoms that captivate with their intense and brilliant colour. Each flower resembles a classic Bachelor's Button, featuring a prominent azure hue that stands out against the silver-green foliage. The vibrant blooms add a touch of natural charm and vibrancy to your garden.

Silver-Green Foliage: Complementing the vivid blossoms is the distinctive foliage of the Mountain Cornflower. The leaves are silver-green, forming a beautiful contrast with the blue flowers. The finely cut foliage creates a textured and attractive backdrop, enhancing the overall appeal of the plant.

Perennial Longevity: As a perennial, the Mountain Cornflower offers the advantage of returning year after year, bringing reliable beauty to your garden. Once established, it forms dense clumps of foliage and produces abundant blooms, ensuring a lasting and delightful display in your outdoor space.

Hardy and Low-Maintenance: Mountain Cornflowers are known for their hardiness and resilience, thriving in well-drained soil and partial to full sun. These low-maintenance perennials require minimal care once established, making them an excellent choice for gardeners seeking both beauty and ease of cultivation.

Versatile Garden Use: Whether planted in borders, rock gardens, or naturalized areas, the Mountain Cornflower adds a touch of elegance and enduring beauty. Its adaptability to various soil conditions and preference for sun make it a versatile and easy-to-grow perennial that complements a range of garden styles.

• Botanical Name: Centaurea montana
• Type: Perennial
• Mature Height: 18-24 inches
• Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
• Flower Colour: Brilliant blue
• Foliage: Silver-green, finely cut
• Light Requirements: Partial to full sun
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained
• Hardiness Zone: 3-8

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