Bachelor Button - Tall Purple

This is a tall, purple Bachelor Button. The Bachelor Button prefers full sun and well-drained soil. It is a resilient annual flower and can be fall planted in zones 7-10. This flower will have better success if started outdoors, although it can typically survive if started indoors. The Bachelor Button is one of the easiest flowers to start from seed and makes an excellent cut flower.

  • Common Name: Bachelor Button - Tall Purple
  • Latin Name: Centaurea cyanus
  • Type: Flower
  • Color: purple
  • Cycle: Annual
  • Origin: Introduced
  • Height: 24-36"
  • Planting Season: Spring
  • Bloom Season: Spring-Summer
  • Germination: 7-25 Days
  • Seeds Per Pound: 96,000
  • Seeding Rate: 25

*Planting and Bloom Season. Please remember that Planting and Bloom seasons will differ for each variety depending on the location and climate conditions where they are being planted. Please refer to the USDA Plant Hardiness Map provided in our FAQ section for specifics on how to determine the best time of year to plant for your specific situation. The information provided below is based on experienced agricultural practices throughout the Willamette Valley of Oregon and is applicable to Zones 7-10 only.