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Bachelor's Buttons (Centaurea cyanus) Plants will bloom throughout the season, great for mass plantings. Extensive range of colors. Long stems are excellent for cutting. Self-seeding hardy annual, grows 2-3' tall. Buttons Centaurea, Seeds Savers, Seeds Outdoor, Mixed Colors, Self Seeds, Bachelor Buttons, Corner Gardens, Flower, Mass Plants
Black-Eyed Susan. Best known of all the prairie flowers and the easiest to grow. A single plant can produce hundreds of blooms over the summer and into the fall. Excellent cut flower with 6-10 days of vase life. Plants grow 2-3'. Self-seeding biennial or hardy annual. Hardy to zone 3. Indoors 6-8 wks b4. $2.75 for 250 seeds. For front yard*
Butterflyweed. Beautiful bright orange flowers cover the plant from mid-summer until early fall. Attracts bees, hummingbirds, moths, and butterflies. Blooms reliably from seed the first year if sown early. Plants will reach 2-3' tall in dry sandy soil and in welldrained loams. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.