noun[treated as singular or plural]
Any of a number of ornamental plants that bear small, buttonlike, double flowers, in particular the vivid blue cornflower Centaurea cyanus.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of bachelor's buttons in:
- The British & World English dictionary