Flower, Blue Boy Bachelor's Buttons
- Hardy annual plants grow to 2-3 feet
- Bright blue flowers bloom throughout the season
- Great as a cut flower or for drying
(Centaurea cyanus) Brought to America from Europe in the 17th century. Well maintained strain with blue flowers. Plants will bloom throughout the growing season. Remarkably easy to grow, dries well. Self-seeding hardy annual, grows 2-3' tall.
Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep
Germination: 7-15 Days
Thin: 6-12" Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in the early spring when the soil is still cool and light frost is possible. Can also be sown in the fall just before the ground freezes. Plants will tolerate poor soil. Good cutting flower.