Cornflower Tall Pink

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Centaurea Cyanus

Delicate flowers in stunning shades of pink on long stems. Grow in all zones as an annual. This variety is perfect for long-lasting cut flowers and dried flowers. They can also be dried and keep their color well. Butterflies find them irresistible, and the flowers are edible!

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Introduction

Cornflower Tall Pink is an annual flower that is native to Europe. It is known for its beautiful, medium-pink flowers that bloom in the spring and summer. Cornflower Tall Pink is a relatively easy plant to grow and can be found in many gardens.

What does Cornflower Tall Pink look like?
  • Medium-pink flowers
  • Tall, slender stems
  • Grayish-green leaves
  • Blooms in spring and summer
Why should I plant Cornflower Tall Pink?
  • Easy to grow
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Edible flowers
  • Beautiful flowers
Some interesting facts about Cornflower Tall Pink
  • The name "cornflower" comes from the Latin word "corona", meaning "crown".
  • Cornflowers were once used to make a blue dye.
  • Cornflowers are a popular flower in the language of flowers, representing gratitude and appreciation.
How do I germinate Cornflower Tall Pink?
  • Sow seeds 1/4 inch deep in a well-drained potting mix.
  • Water seeds regularly and keep the soil moist.
Additional Tips
  • Cornflower Tall Pink prefers full sun and well-drained soil.
  • Water plants regularly, especially during hot weather. deadhead spent flowers to encourage more blooms.
  • Cornflower Tall Pink is susceptible to powdery mildew.
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Product Details
Centaurea Cyanus

Data sheet

Water Needs:
Very Low, Low, Low/Moderate
Light:
Full Sun, Full Sun / Partial Shade
Zones:
Annual grow in all zones, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Cycle:
Annual, Self Seeding Annual
Soil Type:
Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Chalky Soil, Silty Soil, Clay Soil, ALL Tolerant of most soils
Edible:
Yes
Color:
Pink
Height:
g: Up to 3 Feet
Growing Instructions:
Sow seeds directly in the garden in spring 1/4“ deep, and 2” apart. Keep moist until established. Germination 14-21 Days. Re-sow throughout the growing season.
Warnings:
None
Special Features:
Butterfiles and Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Drying and Crafts
Growth Rate:
Fast, Moderate/Fast
Evergreen
No

Specific References

UPC
810071360534
MPN
S6-I0HI-A2UF
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