Centaurea cyanus ‘Florist Blue Boy’ – (Cornflower)

$4.30

In stock

Description

This cornflower has 4cm double and semi double flowers, which are classic deep blue . They are excellent cut flowers, as well as being good garden performers and the petals are edible. They enjoy cooler temperatures.

Sowing advice

Sow direct where they are to grow , or in trays or pots . Sow 3-4 weeks before last frost.Seeds take 7-14 days to germinate at 16-18 deg C. For container grown seeds, transplant into cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. Grow at 10-12°C during the night for several weeks to develop a root ball.

Additional information

Classification

Annual

Common Name

Cornflower

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

Approx 100 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30