Renee's Garden Cornflower Blue Boy
(Heirloom)

Electric Blue Classic

Brand: Renee's Garden    Item Number: SWF4119

$2.79

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.79

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Cornflowers - Blue Boy (Heirloom) -Centaurea cyanus

AnnualThese classic flowers enjoy a special place in the hearts of all cottage garden lovers. Their 1.5 thistle-shaped blossoms are a brilliant electric-blue color that rivets the eye. Showy and colorful in the spring garden, Blue Boy makes a stunning landscape display and equally arresting bouquets to enjoy indoors. These are beautiful old-fashioned flowers to enjoy on their own or to interplant with other spring flowers.

Soil & Water:Prefers finely textured garden soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow indoors or outside if conditions allow. Space seed 1-2 inches apart and 1/2" deep. Keep moist until emerge and thin to 6-8" apart when large enough. Weed and water carefully.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-10 Days
Height At Maturity: 3-3-1/2'
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 6-8"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 100 Seeds Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.

Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Container Compatible
  • Edible Flower
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Useful for Ornamental
  • Useful in Dye Making

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Bloom Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Ornamental
Life Cycle Hardy Annual Planting Time Spring, Fall
Sun Requirements Full Sun Growth Habit Upright
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Spring, Summer
Flower Color Blue
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Ornamental
Life Cycle Hardy Annual
Planting Time Spring, Fall
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Prefers finely textured garden soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow indoors or outside if conditions allow. Space seed 1-2 inches apart and 1/2" deep. Keep moist until emerge and thin to 6-8" apart when large enough. Weed and water carefully.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

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