Bachelor's Button 'Polka Dot Mix' Seeds

Colors include solid shades of pink, white, purple, blue and red.

Availability: In stock

$2.50

Details

Also known as cornflowers. The Polka Dot mix features a wide array of colorful flowers on long, strong, multi-branching stems. They are great for cutting, in dried arrangements and in border displays. Flowers bloom non-stop from midsummer to frost. Colors include solid shades of pink, white, purple, blue and red.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Centaurea cyanus
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 8-10 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Medium Blue, Pink, Rose/Mauve, Violet/Lavender, White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds, Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Seeds Per Pack 50