Cornfield Seed collection

cornfield collection

approx 5500 seeds £3.99 Buy
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: poor, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flower colour: blue, violet, yellow and red
  • Other features: includes: Agrostemma githago (corncockle), Centaurea cyanus (cornflower), Chrysanthemum segetum (corn marigold), Papaver rhoeas (field poppy), Papaver dubium (long headed poppy); all parts of the corncockle and poppies are poisonous if ingested; highly attractive to beneficial pollinating insects
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A collection of five different species of native wildflower once a common sight in cornfields. This summer-flowering mixture is ideal for providing a splash of colour in sunny areas of the garden with poor, well-drained soil. By purchasing Landlife seeds you are helping to protect existing wildflower areas and develop potential new sites where wildflowers may grow.

    One packet of seeds will cover approximately 2 square metres.

  • Garden care: When sowing seeds do not use a fertiliser since wildflowers prefer poor soils. Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. In autumn cut the faded flowerheads down to the ground and compost the dead stems


  • Sow: March - May or September - October

  • Flowering: August - September or May - July

  • Approximate quantity: 5500 seeds.

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