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Bachelor Button
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Naturalizing Flower for Bouquets

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF2010

$15.99/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$15.99/Lb

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Description

Bachelor Buttons - Polka Dot Mix - Centaurea cyanus

Annual Open Pollinated. Also called Cornflower, this attractive old-fashioned wildflower blooms in shades of blue, carmine, pink, and white that is quick and easy to grow. Frilly flowers sit atop multi-branching stems. Perfect cut flower that freely self-sows. 1 lb covers approximately 4000 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 8 - 10" apart.

Flowers: Good cut flower, dries well. Blooms in early spring to summer
Attracts: Attracts butterflies and beneficial insects
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
Native: Europe

USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 7-25 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"-35"
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Annual for Garden and Naturalizing Centaurea cyanus Height: 24-35 Bloom Season: Spring/Summer Seeding Rate: Use 1 Lb/4000 sq ft Facts of Note: Drought tolerant, likes sun, perfect cut flower that freely self-sows. Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Attracts Beneficial Insects
  • Edible Flower
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Useful in Dye Making

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes 1 lb Bloom Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue, Mix, Pink, Red, White Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects
Life Cycle Annual Planting Time Spring, Fall
USDA Zone 3 - 10 Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Sales Unit Lb
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes 1 lb
Bloom Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue, Mix, Pink, Red, White
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Beneficial Insects
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun/Part Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted. Compress soil and lightly cover with compost or straw.

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

Videos & Articles

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Articles

April 14, 2016 - Suzanne at Peaceful Valley
Our grandparents or great grandparents did not have to think about what to plant in their landscape, it just made sense to plant something that you can eat. With the shift of populations to urban areas,… read more »
April 7, 2015 - Meredith Cherry
Cultures have given meaning to herbs, flowers, and other plants since ancient times.  These symbolic meanings became particularly well developed and socially important during the Victorian era. … read more »
November 7, 2014 - Peaceful Valley
Don’t leave your garden just yet! Late Fall and early Winter is the time to plant some easy edibles, put in some spring-blooming bulbs, and scatter the sweeps of wildflowers that will be a delight… read more »
June 26, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
If you have a dog, like Tricia does, you may already have a clue about which flowers in your garden are edible—from watching your canine snack on the blossoms. A more reliable way of knowing which… read more »
June 26, 2013 - Charlotte from Peaceful Valley
Are you an organic gardener in your whole garden? If that’s true, your flowers might be edible too. Have some fun decorating your Fourth of July meals with red, white and blue flowers. Check first… read more »
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Shipping Weight: 1.05 lbs. Dimensions: 9.5"L x 5.5"W x 1.5"H

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