Cornflower Seeds – Centaurea cyanus
Cornflower – Centaurea cyanus
Type: Hardy Annual Wildflower
Approximate height: 80 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.
Also known as Blue Bonnets, Witches’ Bells and Bluets, cornflowers are loved by bees and butterflies.
Cornflowers have soft green leaves with sky blue flowers. Although the flowers are fairly short-lived new ones continually open all summer and into the autumn.
Prepare the soil by removing any weeds and raking lightly. Scatter the seeds thinly on the soil surface where they are to grow, and gently rake them in or cover lightly with soil. Keep moist until the seeds have germinated.
Contents: Approximately 200 seeds / 1 g
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