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Centaurea cyanus Open Pollinated : fact sheet


Species name:
Centaurea cyanus Open Pollinated
Common names:
Cornflower ,KNAPWEED, BATCHELOR'S BUTTONS ,Koringblom
Description:
Centaurea cyanus Open Pollinated, Cornflower, KNAPWEED, BATCHELOR'S BUTTONS, Herb, Seed from Ball Straathof Erect-Herbaceous Annual

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 25cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Erect - Perennials ,Erect - Annuals
Usage:
Herbs/Flavouring ,Edible Flower ,Traditional Beauty Product ,Traditional Medicine ,Attract Butterflies
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Blueish/Purple/Mauve/Violet/Lavender/Lilac Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Flowers-Good cut flower ,Flowers Particularly Fragrant ,Attractive Corsage/Buttonhole
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as an Annual
Foliage:
Evergreen

Plant suppliers

Ball Straathof

Johannesburg
tel: 0117942316
email: info@ballstraathof.co.za
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Port Elizabeth
cell: 0799185004
tel: 0217820631
email: michela@plantsinstock.co.za
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