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Cornflowers in not only the famous blue, but pink, white, and purple as well. A great mix of colors. Annual.

Zones 1 - 10
Advantages
Extended Blooms
Extended Blooms
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 28-36 inches tall
Bloom Time Summer
SKU CCMG

Plant Information

Not only the famous cornflower blue, but also pinks, whites, wines, and other shades are common with this cultivar, commonly used in wildflower meadows. Also see basic species, C. cyanus (blue).
Associated SKUs
CCMG
CCMQP (1/4 Pound)
CCMLB (1 Pound)
Common Name Cornflower or Bachelor Button
Botanical Name Centaurea cyanus
Seed Life Cycle Annuals
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Mixed
Mature Height 28-36 inches tall
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Seed
Coverage 1/4 lb covers 1,089 sq ft.
1 lb covers 4,355 sq ft.
Seeds Per Pound 99,790
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To Europe
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.
Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes

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American MeadowsMixed Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Low maintenance (4)
  • Long bloom time (3)
  • Pest resistant (3)
  • Reliable growth (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Large areas (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Master gardener (3)

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4.0

Pretty blue

By 

from Springville, UT

About Me Master Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Meadows Mixed Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds:

      I like the blue color amid my other perennials.

       
      5.0

      Cornflower or Bachelor Buttons galore!

      By 

      from Newport News, VA

      About Me Avid Gardener, I dig dirt, Master Gardener

      Pros

      • Excellent germination
      • Great price
      • Low Maintenance
      • Pest Resistant
      • Plenty of seeds
      • Reliable Growth
      • Seedlings galore

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Erosion Control
        • Large Areas

        Comments about American Meadows Mixed Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds:

        I used these plants to control erosion at the back of my property and at the same time to add color and attract polinators.

        Good experience with these folks.

         
        5.0

        Love the size

        By 

        from Wyoming

        About Me Casual Hobbyist

        Pros

        • Fragrant
        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Pest Resistant
        • Reliable Growth
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Containers
          • Cut Flowers
          • Large Areas

          Comments about American Meadows Mixed Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds:

          Perfect for the back of your flower beds.

           
          4.0

          Easy

          By 

          from Harrodsburg, KY

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Long Bloom Time
          • Low Maintenance
          • Pest Resistant
          • Reliable Growth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Border Control
            • Large Areas

            Comments about American Meadows Mixed Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds:

            These are always the first among my wildflowers to bloom. They definitely look better when planted in mass as the dainty flowers can get overlooked if there are other plants growing too close. I did have these planted with Rocket larkspur behind them this year and the colors complimented each other nicely. They are low maintenance and reseed, though I wish I had bought more seed this year, because they didn't come back as thick.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            A real show-stopper

            By 

            from Pearce, AZ

            About Me Master Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Accurate Instructions
            • Attractive
            • Hardy
            • Healthy
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Outdoors

              Comments about American Meadows Mixed Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds:

              Wow. These flowers come up early in the season and just keep on going and going all summer long. Beautiful colors. Reseeds readily though, so if you don't have a large area you may very well be "fighting" with seedlings. Fortunately, I have the room and I just love the fact that these flowers are spreading throughout my property.

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              • Personal
               
              5.0

              This flower just keeps coming back GREAT

              By 

              from greenup il.

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Hardy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about American Meadows Mixed Cornflower or Bachelor Button Seeds:

                  I used it in a meadow it came up and flower then died back and rebloom in the fall. This spring it has came back just as strong as last year.

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                  • Personal

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                  USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                  To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
                  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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