Centaurea Jubilee Gem Seeds - Cornflower

Centaurea Jubilee Gem Seeds - Cornflower

C. cyanus plena
Bachelor's Buttons, Cornflower

Product ID#: RC3580-8518

Additional Information

Harvesting Good for Cutting, Cut & Come Again, Long Vase Life
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Netting Recommended
Additional Characteristics Best Suited for Spring & Fall Crop, Start Early for Transplants, Good for Overwintering, Cold Tolerant, Easy to Grow
Flowering Month May, June, July, August, September
Garden Style Cutting / Cut Flowers, English Cottage, Kitchen Culinary, Romantic, Victorian
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 80 Days
Stem Type Single Stem
Plant Hardiness Hardy
Plant Height 16 - 20 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Cut Flower & Bouquets, Bouquet Filler Flower, Edible Flowers, Excellent for Drying & Crafts, Sustains Beneficial Insects
Shape Disk
  • 1 packet

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Centaurea Jubilee Gem, also known as Bachelor's Buttons, is a semi-dwarf variety that grows 16" inches tall and features bright blue, double petal, 1.5" inch thistle-shaped flowers. It is the perfect height for border plantings, small garden spaces, window boxes and containers. Notably deer resistant and pollinator friendly, this variety is winter hardy to zone 3. A long loved country garden favorite, Jubilee Gem won a silver medal in the All-American Selection flower trials in 1937. A prolific self sower, this garden beauty will return year after year to brighten your spring. Packet: 100 seeds.

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