Blue Boy Bachelor's Buttons
- Hardy annual plants grow to 2-3 feet
- Bright blue flowers bloom throughout the season
This easy-to-grow, self-sowing annual bears consistently true-blue flowers that bloom throughout the growing season and are ideal for cutting and drying. This popular cottage garden plant grows 2-3' tall and was brought to America from Europe in the 17th century.
Learn to Grow Blue Boy Bachelor's Buttons
Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep
Germination: 7-15 Days
Thin: 6-12" Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in the early spring when the soil is still cool and light frost is possible. Can also be sown in the fall just before the ground freezes. Plants will tolerate poor soil. Good cutting flower.
Ratings & Reviews
Quick to sprout
These bachelor's buttons sprouted in only a week, even while night temperatures were in the 40s and day temps in the 60s-70s. I am looking forward to this multitude of seedlings to mature and produce blooms before summer.