Considered an endangered species in the wild, Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst in Snow’ displays a beautiful and delicate flower with an amethyst centre surrounded by a ruff of white florets. The foliage is a soft grey/green and makes an attractive ground cover. This plant is well suited to a natural cottage garden look and sits well around paths and walls and as a transition to a woodland or shaded area.
Goes well with:
Flowers - Aquileiga vulgaris
Care of Centaurea m. ‘Amethyst in Snow’
May need staking in windy gardens. Plants can be divided in spring and autumn. Regular dead heading will help prolong flowering.
Very attractive to bees and butterflies.