Centaurea Cyanus (cornflower) - Centaurea Cyanus

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Position: full sun Soil: well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Hardiness: hardy annual Piercing, bright blue flowers with ruffled petals and violet-blue centres appear from early to late summer among lance-shaped, mid-green leaves.

Once a common sight in cornfields, this lovely annual is perfect for naturalising in a sunny wildflower meadow and is a magnet for butterflies and bees.

The flower petals are edible and have a clove-like taste. Garden care: Wild flowers prefer poor soils, so do not apply fertiliser.

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. In autumn, cut the faded flowerheads down to the ground and compost the dead stems. Sow: March-May or September - October Flowering: July - August-September or May -July Approximate quantity: 100 seeds.

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