Bachelor's Button Seeds - Classic Romantic
- Seed Count: 20 Seeds
- Maturity Date: 60-70 Days from Planting
- Plant Type: Annual
- Bloom Colors: Mix of Romantic Pinks and Reds
- 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 amounts
The Bachelor's Button, Classic Romantic, is a delightful variant of the traditional Cornflower, known for its historical significance in European folklore. It has been a garden staple since the Victorian era, where its vibrant colors and ease of growth made it a favorite among gardeners and floral enthusiasts.
These flowers are perfect for creating a romantic and whimsical ambiance in gardens. Ideal for cut flower arrangements, they bring a touch of elegance to any bouquet. Their attractive blooms also draw in beneficial insects like bees and butterflies, making them a great choice for pollinator-friendly gardens.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
Plant Bachelor's Buttons in full sun to partial shade. They perform well in various soil types, but prefer well-drained, moderately fertile conditions. Direct sow seeds after the last frost, lightly covering them with soil. Thin seedlings to about 12 inches apart. These plants are drought-resistant once established and require minimal care.
While Bachelor's Buttons are generally not harmful, they can be mildly toxic if consumed in large quantities. It is advised to exercise caution, especially around pets and children who might ingest the plant.
Classic Romantic Bachelor's Button seeds offer a blend of nostalgia and beauty, perfect for gardeners wanting to add a touch of old-world romance to their garden. Their ease of growth and enchanting appearance make them a popular choice for gardeners of all skill levels.