Bachelor's Button Black Magic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Bachelor's Button Black Magic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Centaurea cyanus

Item #1075

Annual. Vivid color; bachelor’s button (also called "cornflower") can be used as dried or cut flowers, and edible petals make a stunning garnish. Bachelor’s button will “naturalize”; it self-sows for another crop of flowers the following season, and birds love the seed heads! Attracts pollinators and beneficial insects.
Deer resistant.


Full Sun

Blooms summer

20" – 24" tall

Days to Emerge:
7 – 14 days

Seed Depth:

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

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 late summer/fall for blooms the following season, fall sow for winter blooms in mild climates.

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

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