Centaurea cyanus Cornflower, Tall Mixed is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to North AMerica. The Tall Mixed variety is a larger cultivar that grows to a height of about 24-36 inches (60-90 cm) and has flowers in a mix of colors, including blue, pink, white, and purple. The flowers are typically a vibrant color with a distinctive darker blue center. The plant has narrow, lance-shaped leaves that are slightly hairy, and it blooms in the summer months. It is commonly grown as an ornamental plant in gardens, and is also used in cut flower arrangements. Cornflowers are also used in herbal medicine for various ailments.
Tall Mixed flowers play a crucial role in making any garden a center of attention for spectators. Sparkled with different colors, the flower is used for borders, beds, and decoration purposes. Blooms in hot summers, the flower spreads its fragrance to create unusual effects on spectators’ minds. Cut and showy in appearance, the flower can withstand harsh weather, especially drought.
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Scientific Name: Centaurea Cyanus
Common Name: Tall MIxed, Cornflower
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: North America
Full Growth Height: 28-36 in
Width in Across: 10-12 in
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer
Flower: Cut, Showy
Flower Color: Mixed
Water Requirement: Dry, Average
Soil Type: Moist, but not wet
Uses: Borders, Flower Cuts, Gardens.