Cornflower Black Ball

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Cornflower Black Ball produces very dark rich crimson flowers in clusters.

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Cornflower Black Ball

Cornflower Black Ball produces very dark rich crimson flowers in clusters . From Jun onwards on strong wiry stems reaching approx. 75cm – perfect for cutting & also drying. Centaurea is a hardy and easily grown cottage garden annual which prefers full sun and a rich well drained soil.

Cultivation Advice Cornflower Black Ball

  • Days to germination 5-10 days.
  • Optimum soil Tempt for germination: 60F-70F. Plant Height: 15-18 inches.
  • Seeds can be started indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last spring frost.
  • Or direct-sow seeds outside after all danger of frost has passed to a depth of 1/8 to ¼ inch,
  • well pressed as darkness aids in germination.
  • Tolerates a variety of soil types.
  • When seedlings are 2 to 3 inches high, thin to 10 to 12 inches apart.
  • Replant thinned plants.