Bachelor's Button Blue Boy HEIRLOOM Seeds

Bachelor's Button Blue Boy HEIRLOOM Seeds

Centaurea cyanus

Item #1002

Annual. In addition to the dazzling sky blue flowers, Bachelor’s Button Blue Boy (also known as cornflower) is also drought tolerant. Flowers can be used dried or fresh cut, while the edible petals make a stunning garnish. Bachelor’s button will “naturalize”; it self-sows the next year for another crop of blue flowers.




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. 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: Carolyn Crawford



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