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CENTAUREA cyanus - Cornflower Tall White

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 293


AUD $4.10

Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 70-90 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx. 100
Seed per gram: Approx. 200

Also known as Bachelor’s Button Cornflower Tall white produces pure white flowers on tall plants 70-90 cm tall.
An early bloomer that grows quickly. Ideal for cut flowers and floral arrangements. Suitable for bedding, and borders. Looks stirking in mass plantings.

Flower petals are edible and can be sprinkled on salads, cottage cheese, and desserts.

Deadhead or cut regularly to prolong blooming.

Grow notes:

Adaptable to most good well-drained garden soils in a sunny position. A 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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