Bachelor Button Blue Boy

Bachelor Button Blue Boy - Seeds & Bulbs

Bachelor Button Blue Boy
(Centaurea Cyanus)

In addition to the dazzling sky blue flowers, Bachelor Button Blue Boy (also known as Cornflower) has other admirable traits including drought tolerance. Flowers can be used as dried or cut flowers. Bachelor Button will "naturalize", or reseed themselves to come back next year.

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 20" to 24"
Exposure: Full Sun

Estimated Seed Count
Area Covered
2 oz
1/4 acre
4 oz
1/2 acre
8 oz
1 acre
1 lb
2 acres

When to Sow Outside: Early Spring - 1 to 2 Weeks before last frost.
When to Sow Inside: Not Recommended - doesn't transplant well
Seed Depth: 1/4 "
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 7 to 14
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 6 to 8 inches apart

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