Centratherum intermedium


Brazilian Blue Buttonbush, Pineapple Sangria

$ 6.99

10 currently available

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

Item# 9598

1 Reviews
Write Review | Read Reviews

Save wishlist

More information about this plant from universities, horticulturists, and plantsmen.

Add to comparison chart | Compare Products

 

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

click here to find your USDA Cold Hardiness zone

Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

pH Range: Acidic

Native To / Origin: Brazil

 
Coral Porterweed
1/2" salmon pink blooms adorn the long spike-like bloom stems from spring to frost. The flowers are filled with nectar from before dusk until nearly dark making this a favorite of butterflies and hummingbirds alike! Coral Porterweed is a vigorous grower making it a good choice for the back of the border. Item# 372. Price: US$8.99

click to see more

 
 
Purple Porterweed
Deep velvety purple blooms are produced continuously from spring to fall on this upright to spreading perennial. The Purple Porterweed is a medium sized variety becoming fairly dense as it matures. Porterweeds are excellent nectar producers outperforming ALL other butterfly plants in the garden. Item # 578. Price: US$7.99

click to see more

 
 
Mountain Fire Senecio
View Brilliant, fiery orange balls of flowers are born atop sturdy, sucullents gray stems and foliage in summer and fall. Mountain Fire Senecio is a tropical drought tolerant low clumping perennial that makes a beautiful addition to mixed cactus gardens or even as a small specimen plant. Provide full sun where possible and keep it on the dryer side of moist. A favorite nectar source of the Sulphur butterflies that enter the greenhouse! Item# 10214.
Price: US$6.99

click to see more

 
Nectar Sources

 
Worley's Butter Cream Winter Cassia, Christmas Senna, Primrose Senna
View Few plants can bring color to the fall garden like the Winter Cassia! Clusters of butterfly-like creamy yellow 1" blooms that are edged in white are born in October-November on this large arching tree-like shrub/perennial. A rare creamy-yellow colored selection developed by Patrick Worley. Item# 345. Price: US$9.99

click to see more

 
 
White Profusion Butterfly Bush
White, fragrant bloom spikes reaching 16", are held against the green, velvety foliage. Attracts scads of butterflies. Considered by many to be the best white butterfly bush. Item # 735. Price: US$9.99

click to see more

 
 
Silver Spires White Vitex, Chaste Tree

An unusually pure white selection of Vitex. Silver Spires produces medium sized spikes of white flowers that are held against the dark blue-green fragrant foliage. Vitex is a vigorous, disease and deer resistant, drought and salt tolerant large spreading to upright deciduous shrub or small tree. Excellent for Butterflies, Bees, and Hummingbirds. Silver Spires was the top rated white flowered Vitex in trials at Longwood Gardens. Item# 739.

Price: US$14.99

click to see more

 
 
Lace-Leaf Vitex, Cut-Leaf Vitex
View Beautifully cut medium green deeply cut lacy foliage that is reminiscent of the delicately cut foliage of some Japanese Maples adorns this vigorous 'Chaste Tree'. 6-8" spikes of lavender-pink flowers that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees are borne in summer. The Lace-Leaf Vitex is considered by many to be the most hardy of the Chaste Trees.  Item# 787. Price: US$9.99

click to see more

 
 
Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea
View A vigorous and reliable Oakleaf Hydrangea selection with sturdy stems and good sun tolerance. The 10-14" white bloom panicles, with individual blooms as large as a half-dollar, are borne in spring and fade to pink. Item # 1181 Price: US$12.99

click to see more