Bachelor's Button Seeds - Classic Magic
- Seed Count: 20 Seeds
- Maturity Date: 60-70 Days from Planting
- Plant Type: Annual
- Bloom Colors: Range of Blues, Whites, and Pinks
- Plant Height: 12-24 inches
- Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Ideal Soil Conditions: Well-drained, moderately fertile
- Caution: Mildly toxic if ingested in large quantities
The Classic Magic Bachelor's Button, also known as Cornflower, has a long-standing place in traditional European gardens. Its popularity soared in the Victorian era when flowers were rich in symbolism. This variety, with its enchanting mix of blue, white, and pink blooms, adds a touch of old-world magic to any garden setting.
These vibrant flowers are perfect for creating a cottage garden aesthetic. They are commonly used in cut flower arrangements and are a favorite among pollinators like bees and butterflies. Their ease of growth also makes them ideal for wildflower meadows or as a charming border plant.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
Bachelor's Buttons prefer full sun to partial shade and adapt well to a variety of soil conditions, although they thrive in well-drained, moderately fertile soil. Sow seeds directly into the ground after the last frost, barely covering them with soil. Thin seedlings to 12 inches apart to allow for full growth. These hardy plants require minimal maintenance and are drought-resistant once established.
While Bachelor's Buttons are generally safe, they can be mildly toxic if ingested in large quantities. It's advisable to keep them out of reach of pets and small children who might consume the plant.
Classic Magic Bachelor's Button seeds are an excellent choice for gardeners looking to add a splash of color and historical charm to their gardens. Their easy cultivation and enchanting appearance make them a delightful addition to any garden space.