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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.
CCRQP (1/4 Pound)
CCRLB (1 Pound)
|Common Name||Red Cornflower or Bachelor Button|
|Botanical Name||Centaurea cyanus|
|Seed Life Cycle||Annuals|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade|
|Mature Height||28-36" tall|
|Coverage||1/4 lb covers 1,089 sq ft.
1 lb covers 4,355 sq ft.
|Soil Moisture||Dry, Average, Well Draining|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought/Dry Soil|
|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 Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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