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.

Seedling Image


Full Sun

Blooms summer

2' - 3' tall

Days to Emerge:
7 - 14 days

Seed Depth:

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

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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