Cornflower 'Polka Dot Mixed' (Seeds)

Centaurea cyanus | Blue-Bottle, Bachelor's Buttons

Hardy Annual

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Amazing bright colours are included in this mix. Perfect for borders in full sun, and any soil type. Easy for adults and children to grow. Great as a cut flower too. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary information: Add petals to salads as a colourful garnish or sprinkle over omelettes or even pasta. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Height Up to 45cm (18in)
Spread Up to 30cm (12in)

Hardy Annual

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1 packet (350 cornflower seeds) (VKA53945)

  • Sow seed outdoors April/May where they are to flower.
  • Prepare the ground by raking to a fine tilth before sowing.
  • Sow 6mm (1/4in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart.
  • When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 30cm(12in) apart.
  • For earlier flowering sow during September outdoors. Thin out in spring to 45cm (18in) apart.
    Edible flowers.
  • These flowers have a sweet to spicy, clovelike flavour and can petals be used as a garnish on salads, pasta and omelette dishes.

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