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Centaurea cyanus

Family: asteraceae
Common name(s): bachelor's button; cornflower

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Centaurea cyanus

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (14 varieties in database) (20 photos)
  • Annie's Annuals: Centaurea cyanus 'Black Gem' - Catalog page with photo, basic horticultural information, and noteworthy features. (additional cultivars listed in catalog) (2 photos)
  • BBC Gardening - Plant profile with horticultural details and garden uses. (1 photo). Also a page for 'Black Ball'.
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (54 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (additional pages for other varieties) (8 photos)
  • Iris' Garden - Gardener in the Netherlands presents a photo of this plant, with basic horticultural information. (1 photo)
  • Kansas Wildflowers & Grasses - Plant portrait with botanical details and description (4 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (4 photos)
  • Missouri Plants - Description and photographs of botanical features, with notes about habitat and native status. (5 photos)
  • North Carolina State University factsheet - Plant profile with horticultural details and comments (1 photo)
  • Ontario Rock Garden Society - Germination information
  • Paghat's Garden - Illustrated articles by a gardener in the Pacific Northwest, with background and personal observations. (6 photos)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. (1 photo)
  • Turner Photographics - Profile of wildflower of the US Pacific Northwest, with botanical description, habitat and distribution, and photo gallery.

Last updated:04 Jul 2017