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
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Fall or Spring
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 7-25 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Sun/Shade Requirements: 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.