Centaurea, Blue Boy (Centaurea cyanus)
Also known as cornflower and bachelor`s button.
Blue Boy is a classic cornflower with deep blue colour. It produces double to semi-double flowers on tall stems to 70- 90 cm. The flower petals are edible that can be used in decorating desserts.
Plant type: Annual
Sow when: Autumn, Winter (mild winter area)
Sow where: Punnets or direct
Spacing x Height: 30cm x 80cm
Position: Full sun
Harvest: 75 -85 days
Growing Details: Sow seeds 5 mm deep and keep it most. Seedlings emerge in 7 -14 days at 16°C. Any soil with good drainage.
Seeds per package: 150