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BACHELOR'S BUTTON SEEDS

Cyanus segetum syn. Centaurea cyanus

How to plant Bachelor's Button seeds.

Bachelor's Buttons produce an abundant supply of 2-inch double, fringed, thistle-like blooms in late spring and early summer. In mild summer areas they will continue to flower until September if old flowers are removed. Attracts butterflies. Sow seeds in fall in mild winter areas or early spring everywhere.

Bachelor's Button Classic Artistic. Annual Flower Seeds. New For 2015 AN01569

CLASSIC ARTISTIC Bachelor's Button Seeds

A rich blend of plum, rose, white, and classic cornflower blue shades, along with numerous combinations of bicolor flowers. Grows 2½ to 3 feet tall by 10 inches wide, and blooms from late spring to late summer when cut regularly for bouquets.

200 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:
Bachelor's Button Classic Magic. Annual Flower Seeds. New For 2015 AN01570

CLASSIC MAGIC Bachelor's Button Seeds

Fleuroselect Novelty Award Winner. This enchanting mix blends pastel and deeper rose shades to deep mahogany brown, along with numerous combinations of bicolor flowers with white accents. Grows 2½ to 3 feet tall by 10 inches wide, and blooms from late spring to late summer when cut regularly for bouquets.

200 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:
Bachelor's Button Classic Fantastic. Two inch blue to deep indigo flowers late spring/late summer. Annual Flower Seeds. AN01567

CLASSIC FANTASTIC Bachelor's Button Seeds

Fleuroselect Novelty Award Winner. This fantastic mix blends classic cornflower blue to deep indigo, along with numerous combinations of bicolor blue flowers. Grows 2½ to 3 feet tall by 10 inches wide, and blooms from late spring to late summer when cut regularly for bouquets.

200 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:
Bachelor's Button Classic Romantic. Two inch pink to carmine red flowers late spring/late summer. Annual Flower Seeds. AN01568

CLASSIC ROMANTIC Bachelor's Button Seeds

Fleuroselect Novelty Award Winner. This romantic mix blends powder-puff pink to deep carmine red, along with numerous combinations of bicolor pink and red flowers. Grows 2½ to 3 feet tall by 10 inches wide, and blooms from late spring to late summer when cut regularly for bouquets.

200 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:
Bachelor's Button Blue Boy. Two inch sky blue flowers late spring/early summer. Annual Flower Seeds. AN03671

BLUE BOY Bachelor's Button Seeds

Produces an abundant supply of 2-inch, double, fringed, thistle-like, sky blue flowers on 2-3 foot tall plants in late spring and early summer. In mild summer areas they will continue to flower until September if the old flowers are removed.

400 Seeds: $1.99 QTY:
Bachelor's Button Red Ball. Raspberry Pink flowers late spring and early summer. Annual Flower Seeds. AN02016

RED BALL Bachelor's Button Seeds

Two to three foot tall plants with raspberry-pink flowers. They are long-lasting fresh cut or dried flowers. Packet is ⅛ ounce, about 750 seeds.

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Bachelor's Button White Ball. Creamy White flowers late spring and early summer. Annual Flower Seeds. AN06027

WHITE BALL Bachelor's Button Seeds

Heavy blooming 30-36" plants carry creamy white blooms. Packet is ⅛ ounce, about 750 seeds.

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How to Plant BACHELOR'S BUTTON Seeds

Direct sow in rows, 6 seeds per foot as soon as the soil can worked in spring. Thin to 6-12 inches apart. Can be started indoors in 2 inch pots, 4 - 6 weeks before planting out. Kept at 65° F., germination is in 1-2 weeks.
Comments: Full sun, part sun in warm climates. Tolerates wide variety of soils provided drainage is good. Moderate water. Best performance in cool weather. In mild winter climates seed can be sown in fall for very early flowering the following season. Excellent cut flowers, fresh or dried. Attracts bees and butterflies. Deer resistant. self-sows.

Centaurea cyanus illustration circa 1867.