Centaurea cyanus

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Related to Centaurea cyanus: Coreopsis tinctoria, Saponaria vaccaria
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an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers

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So that upon increasing the concentration of barley residue water extract, the length of rootlet, stemlet and plantlet of Amaranthus retroflexus (pigweed), Chenopodium album L (fat hen), Sorghum halapense (Jounson grass) and Centaurea cyanus (cornflower) were reduced.
The stunningly beautiful cornflower, Centaurea cyanus, so much used these days in wildflower mixes, can reduce inflammation in a variety of conditions - the flowers are the only part used and can help with conjunctivitis and mouth ulcers.
Species good for cutting are Cosmos of all forms, but try Cosmos 'Double Click' and 'Psyche White'; aster, bedding-dahlias, godetia, clarkia, sweet William, Brompton stocks, sunflowers, Rudbeckia hirta 'Kelveden Star', Rudbeckia hirta 'Green Eyes', Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun', Scabiosa 'Ebony & Ivor', Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise' and Mayfield Giant', Sweet-smelling Resedia odorata, Crepis aurea, Gaillardia pulchella, Centaurea cyanus (cornflowers) and Larkspur.
Indole alkaloids from the seeds of Centaurea cyanus (Asteraceae).
Salvia Salvia splendens Shasta daisy Chrysanthemum x maximum Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus Sweet alyssum Lobularia maritima TABLE 3-5 Plants That Require Dark for Germination COMMON NAME SPECIES Bachelor's buttons Centaurea cyanus Borage Borago officinalis Chinese primrose Primula sinensis Coriander Coriandrum sativum Larkspur Delphinium elatum Nemesia Nemesia strumosa Pansy Viola x wittrockiana Phlox Phlox spp.