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Plant Blackboy Cornflowers for a touch of the exotic in the early summer garden. Deepest, sloe-purple, flowers are borne at the top of tall stems for weeks and weeks over summer.

100cm high x 30cm wide

 

(cenbla)

Genus

species

Centaurea

cyanus

Variety

Blackboy

Group

 

Type

 annual

Common Name

Cornflower

Border Position

middle

Soil Type

Well drained,alkaline

Scent

 No

Site

Full Sun

Moisture

Moist but Well-drained

Height

100 cm

Spacing

30cm

Sowing, Seeds, Planting

Sow seeds dircetly where they are to flower or in cells

Care Tips

 

Best sown in dense  groups.

Flowering

November/ December

Vase Life

5 to 7 days

Harvesting

cut in the cool of the morning and plunge into deep buckets to take up water.
 

 

SKU cenbla
Barcode # 2000000005034
Shipping Weight 0.0100kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.120m
Shipping Cubic 0.000120m3
Unit Of Measure ea