Mr Fothergill's Cornflower Polka Dot
Centaurea cyanus - Cornflower Polka Dot
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Hard to beat for attractive simplicity, cornflowers are one of the best loved traditional annual flowers. So easy to grow.

  • Creates a fantastic display in the garden border
  • Fantastic for cut flower arranging
  • Flowering 14 weeks, spring and early summer
Growth Height — 45cm
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow 12mm deep direct where they are to grow. Sow in clumps of 4-5 seeds, thinning to the strongest two seedlings. Keep well watered and add plenty of organic material to the soil. Apply a complete fertiliser throughout the growing season. Seedlings emerge 6-10 days.

Watering needs

Keep this plant moist.

Pruning Advice

Remove dead flower heads to prolong flowering.