Centratherum punctatum, commonly called Brazilian bachelor s button, is a tender & perennial exotic cultivated garden herb that typically grows to 12-18 tall. It is a spreading ground cover which is highlighted by a long continuous April-September bloom of fluffy, button-shaped, lavender-blue flowers (to 1 wide). Larkdaisy will spread in the garden to 2-4 wide or more. Stems are clad with simple, coarsely-toothed, oval to elliptic, olive green to pale green leaves (each to 2-3 long) with depressed veins. Leaves are pleasantly fragrant.
Easily grown in moist, fertile, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some part shade.
Ornamental ground cover. Annual flower for sunny areas of the landscape, beds & borders