This annual wildflower mix produces blue, crimson, pink, and white bachelor buttons flowers. Sometimes called “Cornflower” instead. Good for cutting flowers or making dye, but these are also edible!
Bachelor Buttons – Polka Dot Mix – Centaurea cyanus
Soil & Water: Can grow in different types of soil, preferring moderate water (but it can tolerate some drought conditions also).
Planting & Growing: Loosen the top two inches of soil. Mix seed with 10 parts vermiculite. Broadcast this mix over the area to be planted, either in fall or spring. Compress soil and cover lightly with compost or straw. Blooms in the spring and summer, beckoning insects and butterflies. Also self-sowing.
Soil Temperature: 55F
Planting Depth: 1/8″
Germination: 7-25 Days
Height At Maturity: 24-35″
Days To Maturity: 90 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Spacing After Thinning: 8-10″
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
Product image via: Peaceful Valley Farm Supply