Classic Fantastic Bachelors Buttons
Centaurea cyanus. Fantastic blend of dark to light blue shades continue to be loved by many. Single to semi-double 1-2" fluffy blooms have a captivating dark blue center supported by a strong and sturdy 30" stem. A reliable classic for any type of flower garden and an ideal choice as a cut flower.Bachelors Buttons last well as a cutflower and are quite an attractor for bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects. Excellent for successive plantings that display colour all season. Full sun. 30" in height. Approx. 220 seeds/pkg.
May be started early inside, but they grow and bloom very fast from direct seeding outside. Sow seed about 2 weeks before last frost. Just cover and they usually germinate in 7 days.
Successive sowings will provide blooms all season. Space 12 inches apart in full sun.