Centaurea cyanus

'Tall Choice'

Bachelors Buttons, Cornflower, Garden Cornflower

In Stock: 5.132 lb (Total:5.132lb)
  • Centaurea cyanus Tall Choice

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Growing Info

Scarification: let stand in water for 12 hours
Stratification: Hold in 38 to 40 degrees 5 days before sowing to improve germination
Germination: sow seed in place after last spring frost, 1/16 inch deep, germination 7 to 10 days

Other: Does not transplant well. Sow in place. 

Introducing the Centaurea cyanus 'Tall Choice' Bachelors Buttons, Cornflower, Garden Cornflower - a beautiful annual plant that produces blue, pink or white flowers. This hardy, cool season plant reaches up to 10-12 inches in height and is perfect for gardens in sunny locations with light, well-drained soil. It is also a great attractant for bees, butterflies and moths. The flowers can be used fresh in salads, as a garnish or in dried-flower arrangements and potpourri. This plant has a long history of herbal use and is still used in France as a remedy for tired eyes. Additionally, its petals can be mixed with alum-water to make a blue ink and dye for textiles and sugar. This versatile plant will self-sow and come back from year to year, making it a great addition to any garden. Order your Centaurea cyanus 'Tall Choice' Bachelors Buttons, Cornflower, Garden Cornflower today and enjoy its beauty and benefits.

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