Annual plant, blooms abundantly and for a long time. The coloring is diverse. It is used in landscaping and for cutting. Cornflower bouquets are elegant and remain in water for a long time. Plants are cold resistant, light-loving. Sow in the ground early in spring or in winter. Flower in 55-60 days after emergence of shoots.
Soil - Any good garden soil. Position - Full sun.
Frost tolerant Young cornflower seedlings can tolerate freezing temperatures, so seeds can be planted in early spring, or in the fall where winters are mild.
Feeding Fast growth is encouraged by mixing a balanced organic fertilizer into the soil before planting. Companions
Wheat, Oats and Crimson Clover. Cornflowers have an upright posture that helps them fit in tight spaces. Intersperse throughout the garden, as cornflower nectar is unusually sweet, and thus a preferred food source for many beneficial insects.