Cornflower- Black Ball

Centaurea cyanus Packet

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
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  • Annual 90cm
  • Very dark double flowers
  • An excellent cut or dried flower

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Description

'Cornflower- Black Ball' seeds

Centaurea cyanus

  • Annual 90cm
  • Very dark double flowers
  • An excellent cut or dried flower

Annual growing to 90cm. Plants have an upright habit with long grey/green leaves and produce tall dark maroon double flowers. Good for cottage gardens, wildflower gardens, beds and borders. Makes an excellent cut flower or dried flower; colour doesn't fade. Attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Has a history of medicinal uses. Is sometimes used as a companion plant. Also known as Blue-Bottle. Basket Flower and Bachelors Button. Can be grown in containers. Drought tolerant.

Seeds per gram: 220
Product code: F1-08

Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Autumn, early winter and spring
Germination 7-14 days @ 15-18 °C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 90cm
Position Full sun, well drained moist soil
Days Until Maturity 70 days

*Notes: Susceptible to mildew. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Plants may need some support.

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Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
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Ratings & Reviews

Great for covering a large area



TheSeedCollection Response
Thanks for the review!
These self seed and grow like crazy. Mine have even flowered through both summer and winter in Tasmania on our farm.
5 July 2016