Cornflower

CHARACTERISTICS
Plant Height 2 FT
Seed Count 100,000 Seeds per Pound
Botanical Name Centaurea cyanus
Life Cycle Annual
Environment Full Sun
Preferred Sites Upland/Grassland - Disturbed
Bloom Period May-August
Flower Color Blue
Pollinator Value Very Good
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Description

Cornflower

 

Cornflower, also known as Bachelor Buttons is an introduced annual forb from Europe but now naturalized in much of the United States and Canada. This easy growing flower is highly adaptable to varying soil types which makes it a popular choice in flower gardens.

 

  • Tall Blue and Tall Mixed (blue-red-pink-white) Cornflower options available
  • Produces bright blue flowers which bloom from May to August
  • Mature height of two feet
  • Adapts well to varying soil types and moisture levels
  • Attracts many types of pollinators
  • Adapts well in partial to full sunlight
  • Allow seed heads to mature for re-seeding for many years

 

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