Availability: May - August
Common Names: cornflower, bachelor’s button
Genus Name: Centaurea
Family Name: Asteraceae
Place of Origin: Europe and Asia
How long do they last? 4-8 days
Colours available: pure blue, purple, red, pink and white
It’s an annual to biennial herb with narrow, lance-shaped leaves and flower heads. The heads are usually bright violet-blue.
Did you know?
The genus was named after the Centaurs, Greek mythological creatures that were half-man, half-horse.
Cut the flowers and hydrate the stems.