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Centratherum intermedium /Brazilian Buttonflower

Centratherum intermedium  / Centratherum intermedium
Container grown plant for sale in nursery
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Container grown plant for sale in nursery

Each branch bears a flower bud or flower

Flowers are relatively small

Flowers are very attractive, but small

When view closely, flowers are beautiful

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Scientific Name: Centratherum intermedium
Common Name: Brazilian Buttonflower
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants That Attract Butterflies
Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: May become and invasive pest if not deadheaded. It is a perennial where hardy and is treated as an annual in other areas. It is used as a ground cover,in borders and is effective cascading down a wall. Butterflies find its nectar to be delectable.