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Cornflower Polka Dot Mixed Seeds - Centaurea cyanus

Type: Hardy Annual
Approximate height: Up to 40 cm
Flowering Time: From summer into autumn
Site and soil type: Prefers well drained soil in full sun
When to sow: Spring or early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil. Inside, into biodegradable pots
Packet contents: Approximately 200 seeds / 1 g

This variety of Cornflower is a mixture of pretty colours and has a bushy compact habit.

Although not as tall as the native blue cornflower, it is also loved by bees and butterflies.

Cornflowers attract / provide food for the following creatures:

  • Bees
  • Butterflies  
  • 🦇
  • 🦇 (RHS)
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar

🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

🦇 Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

🦇 (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.