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Cornflower - Cornflower Classic Fantastic

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A true cottage garden favourite adds a masses of cool, elegant blooms, terrific in a cut flower arrangement.

  • Hardy annual
  • Easy to care for
  • Prefers full sun
  • Happy in any well drained soil
  • Flowers June to August
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Cornflower Classic Fantastic this is an impressive mix of single and semi double blooms in the most gorgeous range of blues. From a memorable pale blue through to dark blue and even a white thrown in as well, all with darker contrasting centres. The flowers are borne on long stems making them ideal for use as cut flowers. Can be grown with poppies and daisies for the full cottage garden experience. Flowers are a favourite with butterflies and bees from June to August.

This hardy annual grows to a height of 100cm and will spread to 30 cm.

Sow Calendula Daisy Mix outdoors from March to April, prepare the site in advance by removing any weeds, break up the soil to create a crumbly soil, raking over the surface to produce a fine seedbed, sow thinly in 3mm deep drills spaced approx 30cm apart, thin out to 15cm apart when large enough to handle.

Average packet contents 200 seeds.

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Short name Cornflower (Approx 200 seeds)
Sub title Cornflower Classic Fantastic
Brand Suttons
Drainage Free draining
Drought Resistance Yes
Ease of Care Easy
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period July / August / September (yr1) / June / July (yr2)
Flower Colour Mixed
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance None
Habit Upright
Hardiness Hardy annual
Maturity time 12-16 weeks
Plant Size Seeds
Plant Type Seeds
Height & Spread 75 cm
Rate of growth Germination 7 - 14 days
Required maintenance Remove faded or dead heads to encourage new flowers to develop
Season of Interest Summer
Soil Type Fertile
Sun or Shade Partial shade
Water Requirements Water
Where to Plant Planters

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