Centaurea cyanus Cornflower, Tall Pink is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. "Tall Pink" is a cultivar of the species with lovely pink petals.
This category of Centaurea Cyanus is one of those influential flowers that can melt your heart instantly. Grooms in a mild climate, the flower can fill your garden with butterflies and your heart with peace. The eye-catching pink color is enough to make you say Magnificent. Used for flower beds, borders, and decorations, the flower can be seen in the regions of North America.
Cornflower Tall Pink is an annual plant that typically grows to a height of 60-90 cm (2-3 feet) and produces a single stem with numerous branches that are topped with flowers. The flowers are small, about 3-4 cm (1-1.5 inches) in diameter, with a distinctive fringed bracteole beneath each flower head.
The petals of the flowers are arranged in a ray-like fashion around the center disk, with the outer petals being larger and more elongated than the inner ones. The blooms of Cornflower Tall Pink are particularly attractive due to their vibrant pink color, which makes them popular in gardens and floral arrangements alike.
Centaurea cyanus is native to Europe but has been introduced to other parts of the world, including North America. The plant prefers full sun and well-drained soil and is often grown as an ornamental plant or for its medicinal properties. The flowers are also edible and have been used in traditional cuisine as a garnish or for flavoring.
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Scientific Name: Centaurea Cyanus
Common Name: Cornflower, Tall Pink
Plant Type: Annuals
Native Range: United Kingdom
Full Growth Height: 28-38 inch
Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Blooming Season: Summer (Early, Mid, Late), Spring (Late)
Flower: Showy, Daisy Like Flower Heads
Attracts: Butterflies, Birds
Flower Color: Medium Pink
Tolerate: Drought, Deer
Water Requirement: Dry, Moderate
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Well-drained
Gardening Uses: Coastal Garden, Rock Garden, Prairies and Meadows