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CENTAUREA Cornflower Bachelor Buttons Polka Dot

Centaurea cyanus

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Other names: Cornflower

Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Annual 70 cm

Seeds per packet: 50

A lovely mixture of blue, rose, white, lavender and pink with many bicolour. Brightly coloured flowers cover the semi-dwarf growth. Extra early bloomer that is easily grown.

Ideal for cut flowers, bedding and borders.

Adaptable to most good well-drained garden soils in a sunny position. Hardy undemanding plant that tolerates poor soils and is drought and frost resistant.

Tropical: Autumn and Winter.
Temperate: 
Late summer and Autumn. 
Cold:
Autumn and Early Spring.

Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow direct or sow in trays and transplant when large 5-6cm tall.
Plant space: 40cm
Germination: 14-21 days
Flowering: 14-18 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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