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Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy' Seeds     

(90 days) Showy blue.

This beautiful blue wildflower has extrafloral nectaries, which means the plant’s leaves release nectar even when the flowers are not blooming. Research in Germany has found that bachelor button nectar has a very high sugar content of 75 percent. This nectar is highly attractive to flower flies, ladybugs, lacewings, and beneficial wasps.

Named for the centaurs of Greek mythology. Easy to grow, great for cutflowers and beds. Gained top rating for drought resistance from Garden Centers of Colorado.

Image and description from the internet.

Purchased on 12/15/2008.

Purchased from Fedco Seeds

Quantity: 200

Plant Cornflower Centaurea cyanus 595
Variety Blue Boy 128

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Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived
Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy' Seeds      Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy' Seeds

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cristyn Albany, New York, United States Albany, New York,... 04 Jul 09 (Used Up)
Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy'      Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy'

Centaurea cyanus

urbandogsgarden Chicago, IL, United States Chicago, IL, Unit... 13 Feb 09
Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy'      Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy'

Centaurea cyanus

urbandogsgarden Chicago, IL, United States Chicago, IL, Unit... 13 Feb 09
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Centaurea cyanus

urbandogsgarden Chicago, IL, United States Chicago, IL, Unit... 13 Feb 09 28 May 09 (Other)
Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy'      Bachelor's Button 'Blue Boy'

Centaurea cyanus

urbandogsgarden Chicago, IL, United States Chicago, IL, Unit... 13 Feb 09

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