Cornflower- Mauve Ball
- 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|
|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: D6-04)
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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