Perennial Bachelor's Button, Cornflower, Basket-Flower
Short 12-15" (Plant 18" apart)
Spring to Summer
Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
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Flower Color / Accent:
Deep blue flowers form on upright stems in late spring, early summer. Centaurea Gold Bullion spreads rapidly to form a lovely carpet of golden yellow foliage from spring to fall. Flowers useful fresh or dried. Patented.
Features to Note:
- Blooms of Bressingham Selection
- Good for Dried Flowers
- Good for Cut Flowers
- Blooms for 4 weeks or more
- For a sunny spot
Centaurea are trouble-free and easy to grow. Unusual buds open to provide fringed, thistlelike blooms. Foliage varies in texture, color and shape.
Can be cut back by 2/3rds after blooming to freshen foliage. Prefers a normal to alkaline soil. Will spread to fill in. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring or fall.