Bachelor's Button, Black Boy

98% of 100

Lovely, nearly black, glistening flowers are perfect for the old-fashioned cottage garden. This rare heirloom was listed in many seed catalogs in the late 1930s and early 1940s, including the Geo. J. Ball 1939. Colorful and unique.

  • Annual
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 7-14 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/4"
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-75 F
  • Plant Spacing: 6-10" 
  • Frost Hardy: Yes
  • Centaurea cyanus

Growing Tips: Sow in place in fall or winter (mild winter climates) or early spring where winters are severe. Space plants 8-12 inches. Removing spent blooms prolongs the blooming season. Self-sows freely.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 150
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