Bachelor Button - Black Magic Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) Black Centaurea Heirloom Wildflower Flower

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Bachelor Button - Black Magic (Centaurea cyanus) Black Centaurea Heirloom Wildflower Flower 


Height: 20 in to 24 in

This variety of Bachelor Button, also known as Cornflowers, produces single, semi-double flowers in attractive dark maroon purples to almost black shades and is a wonderful addition to any wildflower or meadow garden. This heirloom variety originated in Britain and Europe. Also known as Black Magic Bachelor Buttons

  • Full sun
  • Well draining soil
  • Blooms early summer to fall.
  • Direct seed (preferred method) in fall or early spring.
  • OR started indoors 6 weeks before last frost; sow seeds 1/8 in deep; transplant to garden when soil is warm and seedlings are strong enough to handle.
  • Suitable for beds and as a cut flower.
  • Deadhead to encourage blooming.
  • This is a great self-seeder and a cottage style garden must have.
  • Drought and deer tolerant
  • Attracts butterflies and other pollinators
  • Seed Count: 25