Bachelor's Button - Tall Mix


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Bachelor's Button Tall Mix is an easy to grow heirloom variety that grows to 36 inches tall. Also known as cornflower. Self-sows freely. These vibrant flowers come in shades of blue, purple, pink, red and white, and make an excellent addition to any garden. Not only do they look great, but they also attract honey bees and wild bees, making them perfect for pollinator gardens. And if that wasn't enough, the petals are edible too - so why not sprinkle them on salads, cottage cheese or desserts? Give Bachelor's Button Tall Mix a try today! 1.5G ~ 300 seeds.

Plant seeds directly in the garden as soon as the soil can be worked, roughly a few weeks prior to average last frost date. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 60-70°F. When seedlings are 1" tall, thin to 1 plant every 6-12". Or, start seed indoors 3-5 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Transplant to the garden 1-2 weeks after your average last frost. Self-sows freely and can reappear in the garden the next year. It reaches heights of up to 3 feet and may need support. Its edible flowers are perfect for fresh bouquets or drying.

Scientific Name: Centaurea cyanus
Days to Maturity: 65-75
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Days to Sprout: 7-14
Plant Spacing: 6-12"
Row Spacing: 18-24"
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 24-36"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Gorgeous and easy to grow!

Just had my first flowers open today and they are beautiful!

Hi Audrey! We're thrilled that you're enjoying the beauty of the Bachelor's Button Tall Mix Centaurea flowers. It's fantastic to hear that they're blooming beautifully and that you found them easy to grow. If you ever need more gardening inspiration or assistance, don't hesitate to reach out. Happy gardening and enjoy the lovely blooms!

Heather Cannova (Culpeper, US)
Beautiful flowers!!

I planted these and they quickly germinated. They are so beautiful!

Hi Heather, thank you for sharing your experience with the Bachelor's Button Tall Mix - Centaurea Seeds. These flowers have become a favorite of ours for how easy they are to grow and how abundant the blooms can be. If you have any more updates or questions, feel free to reach out. Enjoy the beauty of your garden!

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