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.

Care tips

Cut the flowers and hydrate the stems.