Elsie's Bachelor Button Mix (Centaurea cyanus) Another stunning heirloom collection from Grandma Elsie, with all of your favourite Bachelor button colours. Seed source from the meticulous gardens and arboretum of Elsie Byrka of Morden MB. Bachelor button flowers are low maintenance and grow well in a full sun. Expect blooms of sky blue, pretty pinks, whispery whites and if you are lucky, a few marvellous maroon shades might appear.
50 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting Instructions: Direct seed 2-3 weeks before last frost and lightly cover. Can also start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost date. Broadcast seed on top of soil and lightly cover, add dome or plastic film. Root ball develops best at cooler night time temperatures.
Seeds can be sown outdoors in the late fall to enhance spring germination.