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Centaurea cyanus Seeds...Seed from 'Blue Boy' Bachelor Buttons...Blue Cornflower Seeds




Type: Annual
Common Names: Bachelor Buttons, Cornflower
Height: 32" to 30"
Spread: space plants 3" to 6" apart
Flower color: Blue
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: An nice cut flower. Self-sows. When I kept the spent blooms removed and plants well watered, they continued blooming through autumn.





CENTAUREA cyanus
'Blue Boy' Bachelor Buttons
** Centaurea Blue Boy flowers **

#1145A Centaurea 'Blue Boy' bachelor buttons:
(Input number of packets into checkbox -- $1.00 per packet)
[100 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 2-4 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds with mix. Moisten mix and keep mix moist until germination begins. Place container in a location at 70°F. Germination should begin in 6-10 days. Or, can be sown direct to garden location two weeks prior to last spring frost or shortly thereafter.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Centaurea cyanus 'Blue Boy' at Dave's Garden
2) Centaurea cyanus at Wikipedia
3) Centaurea cyanus at USDA
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