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CENTAUREA montana 'Gold Bullion' PP10865
Gold Bullion Cornflower, Mountain Bluet, Perennial Cornflower
A flowering perennial with glowing leaves, ‘Gold Bullion,’ is descended from Mountain Bluet, a native of the mountainous regions of Central Europe. It thrives in temperate climates and drier soils. The plant forms a low mound of lance-shaped, golden leaves above which rise stems of single blue flowers with red centers from late spring to summer.
Grow this montaine perennial in full sun and well-drained, even rocky, soil. Like other mountain bluets, it is a great plantt for rock or alpine gardens and for perennial beds and borders. Plants tend to self-seed, so spent flowers should be removed promptly. Divide the plant every two to three years.
9 - 1
3 - 9
A1, A2, A3, H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
1'-2' / 0.3m - 0.6m
Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer
Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline
Clay, Loam, Sand
Blue, Dark Red
Cutflower, Mixed Border, Wildflower
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