This drought-tolerant, black (deep maroon) flower will combine magically with blue
With vivid color, 'Black Magic' makes great dried or cut flowers, while edible petals make a stunning garnish. Bachelor's button, also called cornflower, will "naturalize"; it self-sows for another crop of flowers the following season, and birds love the seed heads!
Variety Info½"–1" wide, very dark maroon flowers
4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Not recommended; does not transplant well. Use biodegradable pots to avoid root disturbance.
RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date, or in late summer/fall for blooms the following season. Mild Climates: Sow in fall for winter bloom.