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Cornflower 'Dwarf Blue Midget'

Centaurea cyanus, Blue-Bottle, Bachelor's Buttons

Hardy Annual

A fantastic little cornflower rather like a ball of colour. Lower and neater than any we believe you will have seen before. Full of bloom at 15cm (6in) high. Ends up about 30cm (12in) high. Easy to grow and suitable for beds, borders, containers etc. Flowers summer. Height: 20-30cm (8-12in).

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July, August
Sowing Months:
March, April, August, September
full sun
    • 1 packet (100 seeds)

    • Despatch: Within 1 days
    • £2.29
Optimum Germination Temperature: 65-70F (18-20C). Sowing Depth: ¼in (6mm). Sowing Time: Sow March to April or August to September for overwintering. The seed should be sown outdoors where it is to flower in spring or autumn and thinned out to 12in (30cm) apart.Sown in the late summer/early autumn to produce even better plants for flowering next summer, and final thinning should be left until the spring so that the plants are about 45cm (18in) apart.

Space the plants 30cm (12in) apart in full sun in ordinary garden soil.

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 and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
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