Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) Seeds

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) Seeds


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Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

aka Common Cornflower, Basketflower, Bachelor’s Button, Boutonniere Flower, Hurtsickle, Cyani Flower, Bluebottle, Garden Knapweed, Ragged Sailor, Witches’ Bells, Happy Skies, Haw Dods, Cornbottle, Blue Tops, Break-Your-Spectacles, Blue Sailor


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Cornflower, Herb Seeds, Centaurea Cyanus, Grow Your Own Seed Packet, Open Pollinated, Naturally Grown, Non GMO, Free Shipping

Cornflower is easily grown in average, moist but well-drained soils in full to partial sun. This plant is characterized by its purple, daisy-like flower petals and white/yellow center. Cornflowers are usually grown as ornamentals, and add a touch of color to bouquets, flower beds, or on desserts as an edible decoration.

All plants at Lovelight Herb Farm are naturally and organically grown, non-GMO, chemical-free, and open pollinated.We are a small family farm located in Western Oregon, USA

Seed packets contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener. Minimum of 50 seeds included in each seed packet.

Type: Annual
Family:  Asteraceae
Native Range:
Growing Zones:  3-8
Mature Height: 18-30 inches 
Mature Width: 

Sowing: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost; can direct sow in early Summer.
Sow depth: ¼ in
Days to Germinate: 14-20 @ 70F
Special Maintenance: n/a

Sunlight: Full sun, Part Sun
Soil Type: Light, well drained
Water: Light
Drought Tolerance: Good
Growth Rate: Moderate

Leaf Description: Slender
Bloom Time: Summer, June-August
Bloom Description: Blue-purple petals with a white/yellow center

Harvest: Flower
Harvest Time: Summer, June-August

Special Properties: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer resistant, Edible flowers, Cut flowers

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