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Color: Purple Shades
Height: 18-24 Inches
Spread: 24-28 Inches
Zone: 3-8
  • Tolerates hot and dry conditions
  • Compact form
  • Deepest purple flowers of the genus!
  • Dark purple blooms starting in May
  • Long-lasting
  • Great for cutting or drying
  • Great, silvery-green foliage
Looking for a plant that can tolerate it hot and dry and still look great? 'Amethyst Dream' does that and more. This compact beauty starts to bloom in mid May with brilliant purple flowers, the deepest and darkest purple available in this genus. Resembling the annual Bachelor Button in size, this delightful bloom can reach an amazing 2 ½" wide. They are long lasting and excellent for cutting or drying and the plants are virtually carefree in the garden. Pair with 'Amethyst in Snow', the other stunning bi-colored Blooms Centaurea, for a picture perfect combo. 'Amethyst Dream' is drought resistant and great for a sunny perennial garden... even the soft, silvery green foliage will look great in the garden after the blooms cease in early summer!
Dried Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Full Sun

Characteristics and Attributes

    • Attributes:

      • Dried Flower/Foliage
      • Cut Flower/Foliage
      • Drought Tolerant 
    • Flower Color:

      • Purple 
    • Foliage Color:

      • Silver
      • Green 
    • Season of Interest (Flowering):

      • Early Spring
      • Spring
      • Late Spring 
  • Exposure:

    • Full Sun