Cornflower "Polka Dot" Heirloom seeds
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Hardy and easy to grow, good old fashioned cut flower with frilly petals and bright blooms. Great for attracting pollinators and friendly insects.
How To Plant: Use a free draining soil well integrated with compost or good quality potting mix when growing in pots. Sow direct into the patch, or for more careful consideration, propagate indoors or in a mini-greenhouse one month before the last frost. Transplant in spring.
Food Use: Has a neutral flavour but its striking colour makes cornflower the most versatile decorative flower.
Flowering Season: Year round in temperate climates.
When To Plant:
Zone 1: February-April + October-November
Zone 2: February-May + September-November
Zone 3: March-July
Zone 4: March-July
Position: Full sun preferred, will tolerate partial shade.