Cornflower / Bachelor Button Seeds - Dwarf Mix

Cornflower / Bachelor Button Seeds - Dwarf Mix

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $9.49
1/4 Pound $19.99 47% Savings
1 Pound $52.49 65% Savings
5 Pounds $209.99 ($2.62/ounce) 72% Savings
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  • A colorful mix prized for its compact growth habit and prolific blooms
  • Short-growing, heirloom annual
  • Heirloom pollinator attractor with long-lasting Spring blooms
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Mixed
Growth Habit Branching
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Bloom Season Spring through Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Edible, Extended Bloom Time
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Cornflower / Bachelor Button Seeds - Dwarf Mix

Centaurea cyanus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Plant Type Double, Dwarf
Also known as Bachelor Button


Cornflower - or Bachelor Button - is one of the most popular wildflower seed varieties in the United States and the wider Occidental world. Not only is cornflower attractive and affordable, but it is also a vigorous species with a wide-ranging adaptability that typically renders it easily grown from seed. Plant Dwarf Mixed Cornflower seeds in a sunny to partially shaded site with well-drained soil.

Planting Information

Planting Cornflower / Bachelor Button Seeds - Dwarf Mix

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Cornflower Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 182 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 6,400 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 25,600 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 102,400 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 512,000 Up to 1.25 Acres

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