Classic Romantic Bachelor's Button

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Classic Romantic is a delightful mix of single and semi-double flowers in many shades, ensuring every bloom is unique. Easy to grow and perfect for a cottage garden, a large container, or simply to add some romance to the flower border. Harvest the "cute-as-a-button" flowers for fresh or dried bouquets or as edible decorations on hors d'oeuvres and cakes. Save the dried petals for colorful potpourri! Flowers readily reseed and produce new plants the following year to the delight of pollinators.
$2.29 750 mg

Botanical Name: Centaurea cyanus

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Europe and Asia

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 32"–40" tall

Variety Information: 1" wide single and semi-double flowers in shades of red, rose, pink, and white, including some bicolors.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date, or in late summer/fall for blooms the following season. Mild Climates: Sow in fall for winter bloom.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Not recommended; does not transplant well. Use biodegradable pots to avoid root disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 7–14 days

Seed Depth: ¼"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8"–10"

Thinning: When 1"–2" tall, thin to 1 every 8"–10"

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