Cornflower (Centaurea Dealbata Persian) 100 seeds (#1208)
About the product
An unusual perennial cornflower which can flower in the first year and go on to provide glorious border displays for years to come.
Adored by beneficial insects it is a great choice for attracting pollinators.
From the World Botanics range.
Genus - Centaurea
Species - Dealbata
Variety - Persian
Common name - Cornflower
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 8
Height - 0,90 m
Spread - 0,60 m
Plant type - Perennial flower
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Sand, clay, loam, loose
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - cut flower, mass plantings, wild flower gardens
Bloom season - June - August
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Pink
Sow indoors from January to April thinly, 3 mm deep in trays of moist compost.
Cover lightly with compost and firm gently. Place in cold frame or cool greenhouse. Keep moist
Or sowing outdoors in a prepared seed bed. Sow thinly in rows 20 cm apart.
Cover lightly with fine soil. Firm gently and keep moist.