CENTAUREA cyanus 'Double Mixture'

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CENTAUREA cyanus 'Double Mixture'

Bachelor’s Button
(CYANUS segetum)
Select Item No. CO315


One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Annual
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Cultivar. Western Asia and Europe: fields and roadsides.
Special Features: The cornflower in mixed colors offers a wonderful opportunity in the short term green borders and beds and have cut flowers in your own garden untill frost. Erosion control. Suitable for natural landscaping. Drought tolerant/ for xeriscaping/ water-wise design. Moderate self-sowing in suitable locations. Easy to grow.
Basic Colour: (blue / mixture)
Flower Colour: blue, pink and white colors
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
Flowering: First year flowering
Flower: double
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z10
Foliage: entire, linear to lanceolate, slightly hirsute, green
Growth Habit: vigorous / lax
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: average / undemanding
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 5 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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