cornflower

composite plants, daisy family Centaurea odorata / Amberboa moschata

Colourful mixture (annual) corn flower

Crazy? White, pink, lilac in variations, in addition frayed flower petals: They are a true delight. A tender scent rises to the nose of the observer. The Emperor's corn flower is suitable for the garden bed as well as for cut flowers. Blooms from July to end of August. Height up to 70cm. A bee meadow.

Plant in seed trays in April. Prick out young plantlings and plant right on the spot in the end of May (distance 40x40cm). Potentially tie up for support.

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Corn flower (annual hibernating) cornflower

This field herb was very common in the past but it has been displaced in our field flora due to the usage of herbicides. The corn flower with its blue blossoms is considered the quintessence of idyllic, extensive agriculture. Height 30-80cm.

Broad-cast seeding on the spot in September-October or March-April. Grows in every open garden soil at sunny locations. Do not add compost. Sow together with poppy, corn bellflower, corncockle and Emmer.

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3.95 CHF
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