Mr. Fothergill's Cornflower 'Polka Dot'

Mr. Fothergill's Cornflower 'Polka Dot'


Botanical Name: Centaurea cyanus

Hard to beat for attractive simplicity, cornflowers are one of the best loved of our traditional annual flowers. So easy to grow, they will create a fantastic display in the border and as a delightful cut flower.

Plant Height: 30-45cm

How To Grow

Sow 0.5in (1.5cm) deep in flowering position. Keep moist. Thin seedlings to 9in (25cm) apart. Alternatively, sow outdoors in August- September to flower the following spring. Remove dead flowers to prolong the flowering season.

When To Plant

Early Autumn to early Winter.


Spring and early Summer.


Autumn, Winter

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