Bachelor's Button

Bachelor's Button (Centaurea cyanus)
Bachelor's Button (Centaurea cyanus)

Good border plant with powder puff like flowers in blue, pink, red, and white green foliage. Good cut flowers.

  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 12 - 18 Inches
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Bloom Color: Blue, Pink, Lavender, Red, White
  • Bloom Season: June - October
  • Hardiness: Hardy Annual
  • Size: Medium
Caring for Bachelor's Button
  • Full sun and moist well drained soil
  • Best used in the cutting garden as it tends to loose its attractiveness late in the season.
  • Deadhead for more continuous bloom.
  • May need staking.