Centaurea cyanus Cornflower, Tall White is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. The Tall White variety is a larger cultivar that grows to a height of about 24-36 inches (60-90 cm) and has white flowers.
This white beauty can make any occasion special with the spreading magnificence. It not only enhances surrounding’s look in the garden, but also, it depicts the natural beauty in fresh bouquet and dried flower arrangement. Also known as cornflowers because of their plenty growth in fields. Butterflies and bees get attracted towards them.
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.
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Scientific Name: Centaurea Cyanus
Common Name: Corn Flower, Tall White
Plant Type: Annual
Native Range: Europe
Full Growth Height: 28-36 inches
Width in Across: 6 inches
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer
Pollinator: Beneficial insects and Pollinators
Flower: Tooth shaped Florets
Attracts: Butterflies, Bees
Flower Color: Pure White
Water Requirement: Dry, Moderate
Soil Type: Well-drained, Sand, Clay, Loam, Moist
Garden Uses: Pots Flowers, Beds.