|Zone:||Not hardy; grow as an annual|
General:Prolific bloomer with flowers in blue, pink, lavender, white and maroon. The edible flowers are also excellent for cutting and drying. Grows well in any ordinary, well-drained garden soil.
Culinary Uses:The plant is best used fresh - often as an edible garnish, they are only lightly fragrant with minimal flavor.
Ornamental Uses: Bachelors buttons resemble tiny carnations with pointed papery petals. Very mild aroma of peppery clove and a flavor that has a hint of sweet spice.
|Uses*:||Butterfly, Culinary, Edible Flowers, Ornamental, Pollinators|