Dried corn flower

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Dried corn flower

Dried corn flower : Corn flower is an annual or perennial plant of the genus centaurea and has a branched stem 25 to 80 cm high. The stem of this plant is greenish white. The leaves are lanceolate and 1–4 cm long. The flowers are most commonly an intense blue colour and arranged in flowerheads (capitula) of 1.5–3 cm diameter, with a ring of a few large, spreading ray florets surrounding a central cluster of disc florets. The blue pigment is protocyanin, which in roses is red. Fruits are approx. 3.5 mm long with 2–3 mm long pappus bristles. It flowers all summer. 

This plant grows in Asia and Europe and in some books this plant has been introduced as native to Turkey and Greece, but in general throughout Europe, which has a temperate climate, it is widely used in grain fields, along roadsides and hills. for more information please read Iran corn flower specification .

Corn flower specifications

  • Common Name : Cornflower, bachelor’s button
  • Botanical Name : Centaurea cyanus
  • Family : Asteraceae
  • Plant Type : Annual
  • Mature Size : 12–48 in. tall, 10–12 in. wide
  • Sun Exposure : Full, partial
  • Soil Type : Moist, well-drained
  • Soil pH : Alkaline
  • Bloom Time : Spring, summer
  • Flower Color : Blue, purple, pink, white, red
  • Hardiness Zones : 2–11 (USDA)
  • Native Area : Asia and Europe

Types of Cornflower

Most people are drawn to traditional vibrant blue cornflowers. You’ll often see this variety cropping up along roadsides or in the pastures of rural areas. However, other cultivars lend an equally attractive appeal, blooming in colors of white, pink, or red.

Below are a few of the favorites :

  • An heirloom variety, ‘ Blue boy ‘ boasts thistle-shaped flowers of periwinkle blue. Plant this variety early in the spring for a show-stopping landscape display.
  • The ‘ Tall Double Mixed ‘ series provides a great option for a cutting garden, as the blooms of white, pink, and blue make attractive dried arrangements.
  • The striking ‘ Blackball ‘ variety provides an nontraditional option, complete with crimson poms that hold nectar coveted by birds.
  • Dwarf Blue Midget ‘ works well in beds and borders and begins blooming when the plant is 6 inches tall. This variety tops out at 12 inches, making it an excellent choice for containers.
  • The ‘ Burgundy Beauties Mix ‘ includes plants that produce three colors of blooms: burgundy and white bicolor flowers, solid burgundy flowers, and burgundy flowers with white tips.
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