Definition of bachelor's buttons in English:

bachelor's buttons

Line breaks: bach|elor's but|tons

noun

[treated as singular or plural]
  • Any of a number of ornamental plants which bear small, button-like, double flowers, in particular:
    • a white flower of the daisy family (Achillea ptarmica, family Compositae).a yellow buttercup (Ranunculus acris, family Ranunculaceae).
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    • Many flowers like bachelor's buttons, violas, calendula, pansies, & roses are edible as well as beautiful.
    • Many mixes contain common annual flowers, such as bachelor's buttons and cosmos because they are likely to self-sow.
    • I direct seed bachelor's buttons, bupleurum, bells of Ireland, coreopsis, zinnias, some sunflowers and more.

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