Centaurea cyanus. Papery looking flowers are highly attractive to pollinators and beneficial insects. The striking pale pink flowers are edible, and plants are drought resistant.
20 seeds per packet
Sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Barely cover seeds; they will germinate in 7-30 days. Transplant out after frost, spacing 12" apart. Deadhead spent flowers to prolong bloom period.