Sow dark blue bachelor's buttons
among these and add a double-flowered peony or two on the other side of the doorway.
CORNFLOWERS are also known as bachelor's buttons
and were once thought of as a weed.
drummondii), bachelor's buttons
, calendulas, California desert bluebells (Phacelia campanularia), California poppies, clarkias, Johnny-jump-ups, larkspurs, love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena), moss roses, Shirley poppies, snapdragons, sweet alyssums, and wallflowers.
Try bachelor's buttons
, coreopsis, Mexican hat, perennial blue flax, poppies, prairie asters, Rocky Mountain penstemon, and yellow coneflower.
Pick your own bouquet of bachelor's buttons
, cosmos, snapdragons, stock, or sunflowers in season ($7) or have Susanna cut you a custom bouquet of roses - 'Double Delight', 'Just Joey', or 'Mr.
Gardeners at Blue Lake Ranch, a bed-and-breakfast inn in Hesperus (11 miles west of Durango, Colorado), harvest golden and orange calendulas and blue and pink bachelor's buttons
to dry and sell for edible garnishes.
These include bachelor's buttons
, calendulas, nasturtiums (and their leaves), and marigolds.