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Centaurea Montana Amethyst In Snow

Perennial Cornflower

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

The first bicolour Perennial Cornflower

Attracts pollinating insects

A cottage garden favourite

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Centaurea montana 'Amethyst in Snow' is the first bicolour of its species! This showy variety of Perennial Cornflower boasts mauve-purple flower heads, surrounded by a ring of dazzling white petals. The grey green foliage has a low spreading habit that forms a wide mound. This eye-catching variety is perfect for adding some ‘wow’ factor to the front of herbaceous borders. Ideal for cottage gardens and wildlife areas where it will attract pollinating insects. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 60cm (24").

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 45cm (18in)
Spread Up to 60cm (24in)

Hardy Perennial

cottage gardenswildlife gardenslow maintenance gardencut flower garden

full sun

Flowering Months
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1 x 9cm Potted Plant (KF5534)
1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KA4917)
1 x 1 Litre Potted Plant (KA4916)

Grow Centaurea in borders in full sun. Perennial Cornflowers are drought tolerant once established and will happily tolerate almost any soil, except those that are excessively waterlogged.
Water Centaurea plants regularly until fully established. In autumn, cut back old stems to just above ground level to make way for new growth in the spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. While the majority of our nursery plants cope well with slight delays in intransit, sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this for some of our smaller plug products and tender bedding and vegetable lines, which do not respond well to the extra journey time. So regretfully while we offer the majority of our live plant offering nationwide, we are unable to ship plugs, begging plants and tender vegetable plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3.

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