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Cornflower 'The Bride'

Amberboa moschata | Centaurea moschata, Sweet Sultan

78% (15 Reviews)

Excellent cut flower

Large, sweetly scented flowers in purest white

Some parts of this variety are edible - Don't forget to check out our Edible Flowers Guide

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

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Amberboa 'The Bride' is an easy to grow annual with large, sweetly scented flowers in purest white. This stunning white cornflower is perfect for cutting and makes a lovely plant for filling gaps in summer borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").


1 packet (50 cornflower seeds) (25350)

Amberboa resents root disturbance so it is best to make direct sowings. Sow amberboa seeds outdoors where they are to grow from March to April or from August to September for flowering the following year. Amberboa Choose a position in full sun on well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow seeds thinly, at a depth of 6mm (1/4") in drills spaced 30cm (12") apart. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 14-21days. When seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 30cm (12") apart.

Water regularly until plants are fully established. Deadhead faded amberboa flowers to prolong the flowering period.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

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