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Centaurea 'Black ball

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CENTAUREA CYANUS

PACKETS CONTAIN 50 SEEDS

Commonly known as Cornflowers and also referred as Bachelors Buttons. A tall variety that has double flowers, Centaurea Black Ball has a rich dark shade of burgundy. They make excellent cut flowers and attract bees and butterflies and other pollinating beneficial insects.

  • Hardy Annual
  • Frost tolerant
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
When to sow in Australia

Tropical: Spring, Autumn and Winter

Temperate: Spring, Late summer and autumn

Cool climate: Spring, Late summer and autumn

Germination 14-28 days at 15-22°C
Plant Spacing 20cm
Plant Height 80cm
Position Full Sun