Cornflower- Red Ball

Centaurea cyanus Packet

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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  • Annual 80cm
  • Red/dark pink flowers
  • An excellent cut or dried flower

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'Cornflower- Red Ball' seeds

Centaurea cyanus

  • Annual 80cm
  • Red/dark pink flowers
  • An excellent cut or dried flower

Annual growing to 80cm. Plants have an upright habit with long grey/green leaves and produce tall red to dark pink double flowers. Good for cottage gardens, wildflower gardens, garden beds and garden borders. Makes an excellent cut or dried flower. Attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Has a history of medicinal use. Is sometimes used as a companion plant. Also known Basket Flower and Bachelors Button. Can be grown in containers. Drought tolerant.

Seeds per gram: 220
Product code: G1-03

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 80cm
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.


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