Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Cornflower ‘Black Ball’ (Centaurea cyanus)

Cornflower ‘Black Ball’ (Centaurea cyanus)

Rich deep purple-maroon flowers are carried on long stems making this old fashioned cottage garden strain an excellent cut flower. Sow seeds from mid-autumn until early spring.


When to sow: mid-autumn until early spring.
Where to sow: Direct sow
Depth to sow: 3 to 5mm
Aspect:  Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil:  Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil.
Spacing: Between plants: 30 to 40cm; Between rows 60cm 


Directions:  An easily grown annual best planted by thinly sprinkling the seed in the open garden during late summer and autumn or plant a drill and thin seedlings to 30cm apart.

Packet 50 seeds
$5.25 each