Bachelor's Button Macrocephala Globe

Centaurea macrocephala

Bachelor's Button Macrocephala Globe
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Bright yellow 3-4" across thistle-like flowers enclosed in glossy, light brown bracts on strong, stiff stems. Blooms for 2-3 weeks in the mid-summer. Sometimes commonly called globe centaurea or yellow hardhat. Good cut and dried flower.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Easily grown in dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun.

Flower Color

Bright yellow

Foliage Color


Plant Spread

1.5-2 ft.

Plant Height

3-4 ft.

Hardness Zone


Good Companions

Characteristics & Attributes


Has showy flowers
Cut flower
Dried flower
Mass Plant

Bloom Time

Mid summer

Critter Resistance


Full sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests

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