Cornflower pink - 40 seeds

Cornflower pink - 40 seeds

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Cornflowers are extremely colourful hardy annuals. They look great in beds and borders, especially when part of an annual bedding display or a cottage garden, flowering from late spring and summer into autumn. Cornflowers are also commonly known as bachelor's buttons – and more than a dozen other common names. They make excellent cut flowers and attract bees and butterflies and other pollinating and beneficial insects.

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Sow cornflowers from early to mid spring for early summer bloom. Also sow in fall in climates with mild winters. Plant seeds in soil or in containers about 2 inches (5 cm) apart and one-half inch (1 cm) deep. Thin to 8 inches (20 cm) apart in all directions.

Trivia:
The most valuable blue sapphires are called cornflower blue
Cornflowers were found in Tutankhamun’s tomb. Despite having being over 3,000 years old they had lost very little of their colour.