Key Growing Information
Learn how to grow Centaurea (bachelor's button or cornflower) from seed for bedding or cut flowers: sowing, days to germination, transplanting, light/soil preferences, hardiness, and harvesting.
An illustrated reference to edible flower bloom size, flavor profile, suggested uses, and variety recommendations from Johnny's flower research and trialing team.
In a favorite weekly ritual here at Johnny's Research Farm, Flower Product Manager Hillary Alger demonstrates how quickly and easily an informal yet professional-appearing Mason Jar Bouquet can be arranged from the seasonal materials you have at hand.
Which flowers can I direct-sow? Here are our top-10 recommendations: 5 for cool-soil direct-seeding and 5 for direct-seeding, plus one that can be sown directly in either!