Cornflower Wild Cornflower

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150 Seeds
Centaurea cyanus
Item Code: 13968
Hardy Annual (HA)
Partial Shade
Suitable for Attracting Bees
Suitable for Attracting Butterflies
Native British Wildflower Species
Perfect for Pollination
Height: 60cm/24in
Plant Class: Hardy Annual (HA)
Habit: Bushy, Medium

Details

Details

Quick and easy, colourful British favourite. Ideal for naturalising, will attract bees and butterflies.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Sow outdoors, March-May or August-October, where they are to flower, 0.5cm (¼") deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings to 20cm (8") apart. Water well until plants are established. For a continuous display, make sowings at two to three-week intervals. Sowings made in curves, rather than straight lines, often create a more pleasing effect. Flowers: June-September. Late summer and autumn sowings will flower the following year, often earlier than spring sowings.

Hint's & Tips

Native Habitat: Mainly seen growing wild in cornfields and on wastelands. Ideal in annual borders and 'wild' garden areas.