A traditional favourite that produces a profusion of soft pink, blue and white blooms. Ideal for massed garden colour, background planting and cut flowers.

Features

  • Annual
  • Flowers for cutting
  • Long blooming

Product details

climate map - cornflower double mixed

How

Sow direct where they are to grow or into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through the germination period. Transplant carefully (seedlings resent root disturbance) when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a sunny, well-drained, wind-protected position. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Water moderately and feed with Yates Thrive Soluble Flower & Fruit Plant Food. Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Pinch back flowers and stems to keep plants compact.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun or part shade
Plant space 40cm
Sow depth 3mm
Plant height 60cm
Germination 14-21 days
Germination (days) 17
Flowering 14-20 weeks
Flowering (days) 119
Botanical name Centaurea cyanus
Plant variety Double Mixed
Suitable for Garden beds

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