Centaurea cyanus 'Classic Fantastic'
Cornflower 'Classic Fantastic'
Centaurea cyanus 'Classic Fantastic' is a classic mixture of single and semi-double blooms in cool blue shades, ranging from light heavenly blue to dark blue combined with a blue and white bicolour. Creates a fantastic, long flowering display in borders, or when used as a cut flower. Easy to grow.
|Botanical name||Centaurea cyanus|
|Common name||Cornflower 'Classic Fantastic'|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer|
|Time to maturity||1 - 2 years|
|Ultimate height||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow outdoors where they are to flower. Prepare the ground well and rake to a fine tilth before sowing. Sow 6mm (1/4in) deep, in rows 30cm (12in) apart. When large enough to handle, thin out seedlings to 30cm (12in) apart. Water regularly until plants are fully established. Deadhead faded cornflower blooms to prolong the flowering period.|