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Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

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Asteraceae

Brazilian Blue Buttonbush, Pineapple Sangria

Centratherum intermedium

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.

Average Mature Size: 18''H x 24''W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

pH Range: Acidic

Native To / Origin: Brazil

 
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