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Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
  • Multi-Colored
  • Blue
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Cut Flowers
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Bachelors Button is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Also known as cornflower.

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MONTANA BLUE BACHELOR'S BUTTON

Centaurea montana 'Montana Blue'

Buy Montana Blue Bachelor's Button online. Is an easy to grow perennial with unusually deep blue flowers in early spring, and soft silvery foliage. 'Montana Blue' does best in well drained soils.

Mature Height:

18-24 Inches

Mature Spread:

12-18 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Bachelor's Button

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase MONTANA BLUE BACHELOR'S BUTTON Online

Root Pouch 1 gallon

SKU: 9267

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
(1 units available now - S)

Arrival Only Guarantee Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.



$15.00

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Customer Testimonials

Great experience. Plants were large and healthy and expertly packed. The boxes were even easy to break down for recycling!


Laura
Blanchard, OK
November 2016

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