Cornflower ‘Red Boy’ Seeds


Centaurea cyanus
‘Red Boy’ cornflower, flowers prolific
on slender 3-3.5″ tall sturdy stems Spring through Summer
Organically Grown Annual Flower Seeds for full sun, Canada
40 seeds/pkt

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Centaurea cyanuscornflower red ‘Red Boy’ Bachelors Button


Type: Annual
Bloom: Spring to Summer
Flower: Red, Prolific
Height: 3-3.5′ tall x 10″ wide
Light: Full sun
Soil: Fertile
P.H.: 6.5-7.5
Moisture: Moderate
Use: Borders, cut flowers

Tolerances: Drought tolerant. Frost hardy annual. Deer & rabbit resistant
Notes: Continuous bloom if deadheaded
Zone: 5-10
Native to Southern Europe

Centaurea cyanus Seed Propagation
Indoors: Sow 1/4″ deep, 1-2″ apart 4 weeks before last frost. Keep evenly moist & provide good light until transplanting outdoors when 3-4″ tall, one week after final frost
Outdoors: Sow in full sun area, 1/2″ deep, 1-2″ apart from October to April where winters are mild for Spring bloom. Where winters freeze, sow early Spring as soon as soil can be worked over or sow later summer for fall colour. Keep evenly moist Germinate 7-10 days. Thin to 10-12″ apart


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