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botanical name:
Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow'
Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cornflower, Mountain Knapweed, Mountain Bluet
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Compact bushy habit with grey-green leaves. Striking flowers of pure white florets around rich purple centres.

cultivation:
Well drained soil in full sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division

other notes:
Bred by Kees Sahin, Holland

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