BACHELOR'S BUTTON SEEDS

Cornflower

Cyanus segetum syn. Centaurea cyanus

How to plant Bachelor's  Button seeds

Bachelor's Buttons are known for 2 in. double thistle-like blooms in late spring and early summer. Recently new bachelor's button colors have made this all time classic even better.

Bachelor's Buttons need little care. Flowers attract butterflies, are superb additions to fresh or dried arrangements. Plants are deer resistant. In mild summer areas Bachelor's Buttons will continue to flower until September when old blooms are removed. Sow seeds in fall in mild winter areas, and early spring everywhere.

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CLASSIC MAGIC Bachelor's Button

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

200 seeds - $2.49
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CLASSIC FANTASTIC Bachelor's Button

Fleuroselect Novelty Award Winner. This classic, fantastic mix blends classic cornflower blue with deep indigo, including numerous combinations of bicolor blue flowers. Plants grow 2½ to 3 ft. tall by 10 in. wide, bloom from late spring to late summer when flowers are cut regularly for bouquets.

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Bachelor's Button Classic Romantic garden seeds - annual flower seeds. AN01568

CLASSIC ROMANTIC Bachelor's Button

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

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Bachelor's Button Classic Artistic - annual flower garden seeds. AN01569

CLASSIC ARTISTIC Bachelor's Button

A rich blend of plum, rose, white, and classic cornflower blue shades, along with numerous combinations of bicolor flowers. Plants grow 2½ to 3 ft. tall by 10 in. wide. Bloom is from late spring to late summer when flowers cut regularly for bouquets.

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BLUE BOY Bachelor's Button

Produces an abundant supply of 2 in., double, fringed, thistle-like, sky blue flowers on 2-3 ft. 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 - $2.49
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WHITE BALL Bachelor's Button

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

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BLACK BALL Bachelor's Button

Crimson-black flowers on 2-3 ft. tall plants. They are superb for cutting. A unique selection.

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RED BALL Bachelor's Button

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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How to Plant Bachelor's Button Seeds

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Sow Bachelor's Buttons: Direct sow in rows, 6 seeds per foot as soon as the soil can worked in spring. Thin to 6-12 in. apart. Can be started indoors in 2 in. pots, 4 - 6 weeks before planting out. Kept at 65° F., germination is in 1-2 weeks.

Grow Bachelor's Buttons: 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. Plants self-sow.