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Wild Cornflower | Sarah Raven

Centaurea cyanus (Wild Cornflower)

Quick and easy, colourful British favourites. Ideal for naturalising, and will attract bees and butterflies.
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150 seeds

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - September, will flower the following year from late summer and autumn sowing, often earlier than spring sowings
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
cyanus
Common name
Wild Cornflower
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
150 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow March-May or August-October either under cover or direct into the garden. Thin to 30cm (12in). Late sowings in pots can either be planted out in autumn or overwintered under cover for planting out in spring.

Description

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