Cornflower- Red Ball
- 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.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|When:||Autumn, early winter and spring|
|Position:||Full sun, well drained moist soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||70 days|
|Care:||Suceptible to mildew. Deadhead to prolong flowering. Plants may need some support.|
(Product number: G1-03)
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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