Centaurea Montana Blue


72 in stock

9″ Mum POT
The classic straight species. Centaurea Montana has large, showy, violet-blue flowers in late spring, with spidery deeply fringed flower petals. Will rebloom in fall if cut back after first blooming period. Distinctive.

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 2′
Spacing: Plant 16″ apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Rebloom Time: Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8 Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Blue
Accent: Purple

Beneficial for Pollinators
Good for Cut Flowers
Hot Dry Site Tolerant
Centaurea General Information

Centaurea are trouble-free and easy to grow. Unusual buds open to provide fringed, thistle-like blooms. Foliage varies in texture, color and shape.

Centaurea Plant Care

Can be cut back by 2/3rds after blooming to freshen foliage. Prefers a normal to alkaline soil. Will spread to fill in. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring or fall.