Cornflower 'Sweet sultan' mix - 200 seeds (Centaurea imperialis)

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Sweet Sultan is an annual flowering plant that can grow to 30 inches (70 cm) tall. Cornflower have simple green leaves and a disk shaped flower head which looks fluffy and feathery. Centaurea Imperialis comes in a variety of colours such as blue to purple pink to red, yellow and white.  Sweet Sultan blooms from summer to autumn and grows best in well-drained soil and access to sunlight. Sweet Sultan is known to grow in cottage gardens and is well known for its sweet fragrance. Centaurea Imperialis is known for bouquets in weddings which makes them good cut flowers.

SOWING: 

Sow: months March-May

Season: Annual  

Height: 30 inches (70 cm)

Bloom Season:   July-October

Environment: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Soil Type:   Sand, Loam

Germination Time:  14-28 days

Temperature:  15 - 20 C 

Depth: 1/4 iches  (0.5 cm)

Plant Spacing: 12 inches (30 cm)

Ideal for:  Summer Bedding, Cut Flowers


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Data sheet

Color
Mixed
Height
Up to 90cm (35in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Bee & Butterfly garden
Cottage garden
Cut flowers
Wildflowers
Sunlight
Full sun
Scented
Unscented
Sowing month
April
March
May
Type
Hardy annual
Other features
Drought tolerant

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