American Cornflower, mix (Centaurea Americana) 60 seeds (#1894)
Amazingly showy annual flower. Grows up to 80-90 cm tall.
Flower with rigid shoots ending with magnificent pink to white flowers. Blooms from July to September.
An excellent plant for wild flower and mixed gardens, borders. Good for cutting.
Grow on fertile, not too dry soils in a sunny position.
Approximately 60 seeds in 1g packet.
Genus - Centaurea
Species - Americana
Common name - American Cornflower, mix
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 0,80 - 0,90 m
Spread - 0,30 m
Plant type - Annual flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid, Neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Average garden soil, well drained
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Mixed borders, flower gardens, cutting
Bloom season - July - September
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Pink, lilac, white
Sow outside from March to May directly into the garden soil.
Cover with clear plastic or glass..
Ideal temperature for germination - +20-+22C.
Germinates in 2-3 weeks.