Height: 34-36 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
Environment: Full Sun
Zones: All Regions of North America
Drought tolerant annual that produces many 2 inches double flowers of blue color. The upper half of the plant is multi-stemmed, producing many flowers. The plant prefers cool weather, and tolerates poor soil and full sun. The cornflowers are very popular for cottage gardens, meadow gardens and flower beds.
Outstanding performer whether your preference is for cutting or admiring. Cornflowers retain their bright colors when dried making them excellent candidates for dried flower arrangements. The plant will generally self-sow and come back from year to year.
The plant is attractive to bees, butterflies, and birds.
The plant is good as a cut flower.
The plant is good as a dried flower.
Sow Inside: One month before planting the seedlings outdoors
Sow Outside: Spring/Fall (In mild climates for early spring blooms)
Seed Depth: 1/8 Inch
Days to Emerge: 7 to 14