Centaurea cyanus. Annual. 2-2 1/2'
Plants reach 2-2 1/2 feet with button like flowers that bloom profusely. Bachelor Buttons make excellent cut flowers. Easy to grow. They are the national flower of Germany. Mixed colors of blue, pink or white.
Planting Directions: Broadcast the seed where it is to grow in early spring or fall in warmer regions of the country. Just barely cover the seed and press down well. Or broadcast seed and rake lightly to cover seed. Germination takes 7-21 days with soil temperatures of 50°. Keep seeded area moist at all times until germination occurs. If possible, thin plants to at 10” to allow plants to bush out and maintains good air circulation in warmer weather.