Cornflower- Mauve Ball

Centaurea cyanus Open Pollinated

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Sub-Tropical Climates
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  • Annual 80cm
  • Mauve flowers
  • Excellent cut or dried flower

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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'Cornflower- Mauve Ball' seeds

Centaurea cyanus

  • Annual 80cm
  • Mauve flowers
  • Excellent cut or dried flower

Annual growing up to 80cm tall. Plants have an upright habit with long grey/green leaves and produce tall mauve coloured flowers. Good for cottage gardens, wildflower gardens, beds and borders. Easy to grow. Makes an excellent cut flower or dried flower. Has a history of medicinal uses. Can be grown in containers. Drought and frost tolerant, will grow in poor soil conditions. Great for attracting bees to the garden. Also known as Bachelors Button

Seeds per gram: 220
Product code: D6-04

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 20cm
Plant Height 80cm
Position Full sun, well drained moist soil
Days Until Maturity 70 days

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

How To Grow



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