Cornflower Black Ball (Centaurea cyanus) Black Balls Bachelor Button Rare Heirloom Wildflower Flower Seeds

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Cornflower Bachelor Button Black Boy (Centaurea cyanus) Black Ball Centaurea Heirloom Wildflower Flower Seeds


Height: 15 in to 18 in

This variety of Cornflower, also known as Bachelor Button, is a rare find! A fantastic deep shade of black and a wonderful addition to any wildflower or meadow garden. This heirloom variety originated in Britain and Europe. Also known as Black Bachelor Buttons

  • Full sun
  • Well draining soil
  • Blooms early summer to fall.
  • Propagation: Direct seed (preferred method) in fall or early spring.
  • Can be 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.
  • Add these beauties to one or to a combination of orange, blue, purple, pink, yellow, red and white flowers for an incredible show.
  • 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