Centaurea montana


Common Names: Mountain cornflower, perennial cornflower, bachelor's button, montane knapweed, mountain bluet
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Aster family

It grows to 30 to 70 cm tall. Flowers are solitary, fringed, rich blue (2 inches diameter) with reddish blue centers and black-edged involucre bracts.

Grows in meadows and open woodland, but more commonly found in or near gardens. Blooms from May to August.

Primary Flower Color: Blue/Purple
Secondary Flower Color: White
 
Edible Notes: Not edible
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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