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	Cornflower Ball Mix
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Quick Facts

Scientific Name Centaurea cyanus
Colour Blue, piink and white
Days To Maturity 90 days
Seeds Per Packet 100
Sowing Time Sow cornflowers from September till November for summer bloom.
Life Cycle Annual
Price
ZAR65.00
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Cornflower Ball Mix


Cornflower produces papery flower heads surrounded by bracts. The flower heads have blue, pink, or white ray flowers that are attractive to butterflies.

Colour
Blue, piink and white
Scientific Name
Centaurea cyanus
Height
15cm
Days To Maturity
90 days
Life Cycle
Annual
Light Preferences
Sun
Sowing Time
Sow cornflowers from September till November for summer bloom.
Days To Germination
7 - 14 days
Planting Space
20cm
Planting Tip
Sow seeds in germination trays, lightly covering with growing medium. Keep moist at all times. Plant out after 4-5 weeks
Pinch
Make sure to pinch them as soon as you notice them having any vertical growth.
Seeds Per Packet
100
Uses
Cut flower. Edible, use as a garnish on salads, desserts and drinks
Netting
Plant netting needed
Harvesting Tips
Harvest when the petals on the outer circle of the inflorescence are fully expanded. Use sharp garden shears to harvest them when the temperature is low in the morning. Put them in a vase with clean water in time to avoid water loss
Germination
Easy