We couldn't have done it if I'd been going on about Cabbage Palms (is it a cabbage or a palm?) or Bachelor's Buttons
CORNFLOWERS, also known as bachelor's buttons
, are a UK native and once grew vigorously through our corn crops, creating a sea of cobalt blue.
Encircled by citrus trees, the yard today bursts with aromatics like lavender, lemon balm, oregano, rosemary, and thyme, along with edible flowers like bachelor's buttons
Here, its small flowers match the bachelor's buttons
CORNFLOWERS are also known as bachelor's buttons
and were once thought of as a weed.
Sow dark blue bachelor's buttons
among these and add a double-flowered peony or two on the other side of the doorway.
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.
GARDENERS AT THIS bed-and-breakfast inn in Hesperus (11 miles west of Durango) harvest golden and orange calendulas, which grow together in rows (pictured below), along with bachelor's buttons
to dry for edible garnishes to sell.