Cornflower (aka: Bachelor’s Button) Emperor William
GENUS: Centaurea SPECIES: cyanus
Heritage Status: Overseas
Number of Seeds: 100
Description: Annual Cottage Garden: 1m. An ancient variety of cornflower from northern Europe, a sky blue star flower. Companion plant to the European grains, perfect in a cottage garden collection or border. Self seeds easily.
Planting Instructions: Plant into seed trays in Autumn or early Spring. Prick out when the first two leaves appear at 2.5 cm diagonal spacings. Transplant when 5-8 cm high at 20 cm diagonal spacings.