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Cornflower is an easy to grow hardy annual. Large double blooms. Up to 90 cm tall plants makes this strain an excellent variety for cutting and drying. Very popular flower seeds and easy to grow too. Cut the dead heads and the plants will keep producing throught the growing season. Great addition to summer borders, attracts wildlife.
Sow direct outside where they are to flower, from March toApril. Sow the seeds in a sunny location on well drained soil, rake the surface well. Seeds should be sown 0.5 cm deep indrills, leave 30-40 cm between the rows.Water the flower bed regularly, especiallyduring dry spells. Germination usually takes 10-20 days.
When cornflower seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them leaving 10-15 cm between the plants.