The perennial cornflowers are cousins to the common Bachelor’s Button, with showy heads of shaggy flowers. This species is medium in stature and well suited to growing in the sunny border. Plants form a bushy clump of grey-green divided leaves, setting off a display of rosy-purple flowers in early summer.
Position: full sun
Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
Flowering period: June to July
Hardiness: fully hardy
Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering
Eventual Height & Spread