Bachelor's Button Black Magic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Bachelor's Button Black Magic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Centaurea cyanus

Item #1075

Annual. Vivid color; black or dark maroon mixes nicely with ‘Blue Boy’ for an exciting combination. Bachelor’s button (cornflower) has other desirable traits including drought tolerance and flowers that can be used as dried or cut flowers, and the edible petals make a stunning garnish. Bachelor’s button will “naturalize”; it self-sows the next year for another crop of flowers.




Annual

Full Sun

Blooms summer

20" – 24" tall

Days to Emerge:
7 – 14 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds
every 6" - 8"

Thinning:
When 1" - 2" tall,
thin to 1 every 6" to 8"


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost. Sow in late summer to early fall in mild climates for winter bloom. Easy to grow outdoors from seed.

When to start inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. Does not transplant well.

Artist: Pat Fostvedt



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