Cornflower- Mauve Ball

Centaurea cyanus

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Cornflower- Mauve Ball

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

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: 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 to Maturity/Flowering: 70 days
*Notes: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Plants may need some support.

(Product number: D6-04)
Seeds per gram: 220 seeds

SKU D6-04
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Centaurea cyanus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 220

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