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Noun: bachelor's button
  1. An annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue, purple, pink or white flowers
    - cornflower, bluebottle, Centaurea cyanus
  2. Tropical American herb having rose to red or purple flowers that can be dried without losing colour
    - globe amaranth, Gomphrena globosa

Derived forms: bachelor's buttons

Type of: flower

Part of: Centaurea, genus Centaurea, genus Gomphrena, Gomphrena

Encyclopedia: Bachelor's button