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Red Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds

Product Size SKU Price Quantity
1/4 Pound CCRQP
Price: $8.95
1 Pound CCRLB
Price: $19.95

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Quick Overview

Red Cornflower is a dwarf variety that adds drama to the meadow or garden with full, red blooms. Red Cornflower is easy to grow and quick blooming. Try pairing with White and Blue Cornflower for a spectacular burst of color in just weeks! Annual.
Red Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds, Centaurea cyanus, Red Cornflower or Bachelor Button
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Common Name Red Cornflower or Bachelor Button
Botanical Name Centaurea cyanus
Plant Type Annuals
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red
Mature Height 28-36" tall
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Seed
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To Europe
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Advantages Extended Blooms, Easy to Grow
Prohibited In North Carolina
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
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Cornflowers, often known as Bachelor Button, are famous for their easiness to grow and spectacular blooms that are commonly used in dried flower arrangements. Red Cornflower is no exception with stunning, pure white blooms that appear in just weeks and create a charming statement both in the meadow and garden. Red Cornflower is very light adaptable and will do well in full sun up to half shade/half sun.

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