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Brazilian Bachelor's Button
'Button Beauty'
Centratherum intermedium


Hardiness

Warm-season annual
Light

Full sunlight
Soil

Moist, well-drained
Water

Regular watering
Habit

Upright annual to 2 feet (61 cm) tall and as wide
Flowers

Masses of purple daisy and pompon shaped flowers

Comments:

An unusual tropical annual, Button Beauty can be grown as a warm-season annual anywhere, and year-round in the warmer climates of zones 10 and 11. Climate Map

If you've never even heard of Brazilian Bachelor's Button before, give this unusual plant a try. It is easy to grow, the foliage is fragrant, and the flowers are charming, very long-lasting, and can be cut for fresh arrangements or let them dry.

Very fast growing, the upright, compact plants reach 2 feet (61 cm) and are covered in glossy fragrant foliage. A fast-growing solution for full sun containers and gardens.

Sources:

Since these are brand new to the market, it's hard to list definite sources. Ask for them at:

  • Online vegetable and flower seed websites
  • Mail order seed catalogs
  • Seed packets in retail stores
  • Or as bedding plants at garden centers


 






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