With dazzling, sky-blue flowers, 'Blue Boy' is wonderful in mass, and because it is drought tolerant, it's practically care-free. Flowers can be used dried or fresh cut, while the edible petals make a colorful garnish. Also known as cornflower, bachelor's button will "naturalize", or self-sow, for another crop of blue flowers next year.
Botanical Name: Centaurea cyanus
Plant Dimensions: 2'–3' tall, 1' wide
Variety Information: ½"–1" wide, sky blue flowers
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower