Cornflower- Fireworks Mix

Centaurea cyanus Open Pollinated

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  • Annual 75cm
  • Mix of red, white and blue flowers
  • Makes an attractive edible flower mix

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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'Cornflower- Fireworks Mix' seeds

Centaurea cyanus

  • Annual 75cm
  • Mix of red, white and blue flowers
  • Makes an attractive edible flower mix

Annual growing to 75cm with an upright habit and long grey-green leaves. Flowers are a bright and dramatic mix of red, white and blue. Attracts beneficial insects. Drought tolerant and easy to grow.

An excellent cut or dried flower, this variety is often grown for edible flowers; the three colours together make an attractive dried petal mix for garnishes. Also suited to meadow planting and beds and borders in cottage gardens. Also known as 'Bachelors Button' and 'Basket Flower'.

Seeds per gram: 230
Product code: H6-12

Best Months to Sow
  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Quick Sowing Guide
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 75cm
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.

How To Grow



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