Brazilian Blue Buttonbush, Pineapple Sangria

Centratherum intermedium

Asteraceae

Brazilian Blue Buttonbush, Pineapple Sangria
Brazilian Blue Buttonbush, Pineapple Sangria
Brazilian Blue Buttonbush, Pineapple Sangria
1" powdery-blue to purple blooms are borne in profusion from spring to fall on this durable rounded perennial. It normally returns from the roots in spring and often reseeds itself.A favorite food for larvae of the Hydrangea Sphinx Moth. Nectar loved by butterflies.

 

Grows To: 18''H x 24''W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Soil pH Range: Acidic

Native To / Cultivar Origin: Brazil

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Container Size: 2.25 inch T / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml

Price: $ 6.99
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