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Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds Patriot Mix

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1/4 Pound AAS1KQP
Price: $5.95
1 Pound AAS1K01
Price: $19.95

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Quick Overview

Looking to create a bold statement in your meadow or garden this year? Our Cornflower Patriot Mixture blooms in red, white and blue, perfect to plant for your 4th of July celebration or any time of the season. So easy to grow, this Cornflower Mixture will grow in any sunny spot.
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Details
SKU AAS1KXX
Common Name Cornflower or Bachelor Button
Botanical Name Centaurea
Plant Type Annuals
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red, Blue, White, Mixed
Mature Height 12-18" tall
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 98500
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Advantages Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers, Extended Blooms
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Description

Cornflowers are so easy to grow and are often some of the earliest annuals to bloom in the garden or meadow. World-famous “cornflower blue” is the bluest blue in the flower kingdom, and that makes this many people’s favorite flower. Easy to grow, quick to bloom, great for cutting. Strong seedlings have a “silvery” look in a seeded meadow. In fact, cornflower grows so well, it has become somewhat of a pest in some areas, most notably the Southeast. Birds love seed. American goldfinches (wild canaries), particularly, put on quite a show as they dive into fields of this flower when it is going to seed. This is the famous flower of many romantic legends, thus the name “Bachelor’s Button”. Young single girls wore the bloom as a signal of availability in Old England. It also always figures prominently in the Victorian "Language of Flowers"--of which there are several versions.

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