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Centaurea cyanus 'Classic Romantic'
Cornflower 'Classic Romantic'

Centaurea cyanus 'Classic Romantic' Cornflower 'Classic Romantic'
£1.99 0820008848 Category: Seeds > Flower Seeds
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Centaurea cyanus 'Classic Romantic' is a romantic mixture of single and semi-double blooms in gorgeous pink and red shades combined with a pink and white bicolour. Easy to grow. A cottage garden classic, creating a long flowering display in borders, or when used as a cut flower.

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Botanical name Centaurea cyanus
Common name Cornflower 'Classic Romantic'
Drought resistance Y
Flower colour Pink, White, Red
Flowering time Summer
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance N
Habit Bushy
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.

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