Cornflower- Bachelor's Button - seeds
Cornflower - Bachelor's button
Upright plants produce abundant double and semi-double blooms in a mix of blues, pinks and white. Prefers cool growing temperatures. Sow directly in autumn or spring and cover seeds lightly. Thin seedlings to 20 cm apart. Deadhead regularly.
|Latin name||Centaurea cyanus|
|Seed count||Approximately 50 seeds per packet|
|Height||50 - 60 cm|
|Days to flower||About 65 - 75 days|
|Water requirements||Water every 2 - 3 days|
Annual Cut Flower | Plant in full sun
Sow directly in autumn or spring - May or Aug/Sept.
Space 20cm apart
Uses: Cut flower, edible flower, and beneficial insect attractant. Can be used as a dried flower esp as food confetti.