Bachelor's Button Tall Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Bachelor's Button Tall Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Centaurea cyanus

Item #1176

Annual. Bachelor’s button, also known as cornflower, is drought tolerant and needs little pampering. Flowers are great for cutting or drying and the edible petals are beautiful sprinkled on a salad. Bachelor’s button will “naturalize” — the seed the plant drops quite readily germinates the next year to produce another crop of beautiful flowers.




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Annual

Full Sun

Blooms summer

2' – 3' 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, or in fall for bloom the following spring.

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

Special germination instructions: Easy to grow from seed.

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