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Cornflower 'Tall mixed'

Centaurea cyanus

  • 6 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 8 stashed

Belonging to the Centaurea genus (Centaurea cyanus 'Tall mixed'), Tall mixed is a variety of Cornflower. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Tall mixed normally grows to a mature height of 90.0 cm (that's 2.93 feet imperial).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Tall mixed Cornflower is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Tall mixed have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Tall mixed

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Tall mixed is thought of as half hardy, so it will need protecting in periods of cold weather. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Tall mixed are Zone 6 and Zone 11.

Growing Tall mixed from seed

Aim to sow 0.23 inches (0.6 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 0.98 inches (2.5 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tall mixed about 7 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Tall mixed

As Tall mixed is half hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Tall mixed