Red Cornflower or Bachelor Button Red – Centaurea cyanus
These bright red cornflowers make for a stunning display. Cornflowers have been sought after for generations around the world and now you can add this great red cornflower to your garden. Combine it with the blue and add baby’s breath for a patriotic look or just sow it on its own for a spectacular display. Great combined with any wildflower and red is one of the more difficult wildflower colors to obtain. A great cut flower used by florists commonly. Grows anywhere, very hardy.
Zones: 1 through 10
Height: Up to 2 ft.
Flower Color: Red
Plant Type: Annual
Light Requirement: Sun to Light Shade
Bloom Time: Early - Late Season
Seeds per Packet: 50+
Seeds per Pound: 89,000
Is this wildflower invasive: In some states
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: Yes
Is this wildflower medicinal: No