Centaurea cyanus 'White'

The perfect filler in the garden and vase. It flowers longer than the blue centaurea and dries well. More
500 seeds 152013 £1.95 In stock
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The perfect filler in the garden and vase. It flowers longer than the blue centaurea and dries well. It's a must-have bridal and buttonhole flower, and I love it for everyday.

Genus Centaurea
Variety White
Group/Species cyanus
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Cornflower
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow March-May or late August-October undercover or direct into the garden.
Care Tips Keep picking or deadhead to ensure flowers until the first frosts. For larger plants sow in autumn and over winter.
Flowering June - September, 10 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life They will look good for 5-7 days, and can be dried.
Harvesting 3-4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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