Bachelor's Button Dwarf Blend Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Bachelor's Button Dwarf Blend Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Centaurea cyanus

Item #2002

Annual. Also called cornflower, this beloved heirloom adds colorful charm to any sunny spot and grows well in dry conditions. Airy plants look best when grown in groups. Sow every 2 to 3 weeks in spring for a long season of colorful flowers. Flowers can be used fresh or dried in arrangements and the petals are edible. Plants drop seed that may produce new plants and flowers the following year.

Seedling Image


Full Sun

Blooms summer

12" - 18" 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. 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.

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