Flowers Category

Growing Flowers in Wisconsin

Centaurea montana (Mountain Bluet, Perennial Bachelor's Button, Mountain Knapweed) Perennial, Blooms late spring-midsummer with a rebloom in fall if plant is cut back after midsummer bloom.  Prefers full sun and well drained soils.

Centaurea montana (Mountain Bluet, Perennial Bachelor’s Button, Mountain Knapweed)
Perennial, Blooms late spring-midsummer with a rebloom in fall if plant is cut back after midsummer bloom. Prefers full sun and well drained soils.

Landscapes thoughout Wisconsin are full of native and non-native species of herbaceous plants. Flowers fill our gardens with color, texture, and fragrance. Many flowers are used to add interest to our landscape, add light to our shaded gardens, and invite wildlife to our backyards.

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