Cornflower / Bachelor Button Seeds - Tall Mix

Cornflower / Bachelor Button Seeds - Tall 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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  • These candy-colored flowers are edible too
  • Tall-growing heirloom annual
  • Easy to grow heirlooms 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 30 to 36 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 - Tall Mix

Centaurea cyanus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Bachelor Button


Reaching a height of 36 inches, this colorful mix of pink, red, blue, and white Bachelor Buttons will be one of the first flowers to bloom come spring. A wonderful addition to flower beds and meadows, Cornflower is also a nice cut flower, allowing you to bring its beauty indoors. Cornflower "Tall Mix" is a long-time standard, and a colorful compliment to the classic wildflower garden.

Planting Information

Planting Cornflower / Bachelor Button Seeds - Tall 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 30 to 36 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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