Cornflower- Blue Boy
- Annual 90cm
- Traditional cornflower blue flowers
- Excellent cut or dried flower
Annual growing between 40-90cm tall. Plants have an upright habit with long grey/green leaves and produce tall traditional cornflower blue flowers. Good for cottage gardens, wildflower gardens, beds and borders. Excellent vibrant blue colour and very easy to grow. 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 and petals are often used to add colour to salads or dried in tea blends. Can be grown in containers. Drought and frost tolerant, will grown in poor soil conditions. Also known as Bachelors Button.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Autumn, early winter and spring|
|Germination:||7-14 days @ 15-18 °C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Annual|
|Position:||Full sun, well drained moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||70 days|
(Product number: F5-15)
Seeds per gram: 220 seeds
|Botanical name:||Centaurea cyanus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||50 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||220|
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