Cornflower Blue Dwarf Centaurea Cyanus is a cool weather annual native to Europe. Easily grown from seeds Cornflower is also known as Bachelor's Button and Bluebottle, and this dwarf variety grows shorter than common Cornflower producing showy, fully double, blue flowers. Dwarf Blue Cornflower blooms in spring, summer, and fall attracting bees and butterflies.
Cornflower Blue Dwarf is a popular flower for cutting gardens, meadow gardens, flower beds and borders. Bachelor's Button flower can be started directly outdoors from Centaurea Cyanus seeds, and the established Cornflower prefers to grow in full sun and likes cool weather tolerating light shade and drought. Cornflower is a superb fresh or dried cut flower for floral arrangements.
PLANT PROFILE Season: Annual Height: 18-24 Inches Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall Environment: Sun/Partial Shade Soil Type: Average/Poor/Dry/Moist, pH 6.6-7.8 USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost) Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall (In mild climates) Seed Depth: 1/4 Inch Germination Time: 14-20 Days