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Centaurea dealbata

Cornflower, Bachelor's Buttons

Hardy Perennial

An attractive clump forming lavender pink cornflower, with the unusual characteristic of being perennial and flowering In the first year. Easy to grow. adding height and interest to borders, as well as making a superb border cut flower. Height: 80-90cm (32-36in). First Year Flowering Perennial, flowering in June/July.

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, wildlife gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
June, July
Sowing Months:
January, February, March, September, October, November
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (80 seeds)

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    • Despatch: By end of October 2014
    • £1.99
Sow January-March or September-November. Sow seed on the surface of a good, free-draining, damp, seed or multipurpose compost, then lightly cover the seed with fine grade vermiculite. Place container in a heated propagator, or seal container inside a polythene bag and place at 15-20C (59-68F}. Germination can take 1-3 months. Do not exclude light, as this helps germination.

Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 45-60cm (18-24in) apart.

Overwinter September sowings in a coldframe and plant out the following spring.

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.


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