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Synonyms for cornflower

plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried

an annual Eurasian plant cultivated in North America having showy heads of blue or purple or pink or white flowers

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They can be sown now but be aware that spring-sown cornflowers reach up to 90cm but autumn-sown plants can grow to 1.2m and flower six weeks earlier.
Finish with baby watercress and cornflowers, if you like.
Never mind roses, everything's coming up cornflowers, poppies and daisies in Stockton PETER REIMANN
x 35.05 Cornflowers like to grow in well drained soil in full sun.
WHAT YOU NEED A packet of cornflower seeds Gardening gloves A rake A trowel Plant label and pencil HOW TO GROW Cornflowers can be sown straight in to the ground where they are going to flower, so make sure the space you are going to sow is weed free, by using a trowel to remove the weeds.
There are usually seeds of corn poppies, corn marigolds, cornflowers and corn cockle in annual "cornfield" mixes, vividly coloured flowers all excellent for pollinators.
In our veg plot, which seems to have more flowers than produce in it at the moment, blue cornflowers are planted side by side with vivid orange calendulas.
Poppies, marigolds, cornflowers and many other varieties of plants have flourished after North Tyneside Council created wild-flower meadows earlier this year.
A dress that's the colour of marmalade With a border embroidered in light blue cornflowers Like the edge of a meadow after spring showers And a matching hat round as a top you can spin And elastic to hold it on under my chin And brand-new shoes whiter than newly poured cream With heart-shaped, golden buckles that gleam; And I'll carry a small purse of butterfly blue With a penny for me and a penny for you To buy us both glasses of cold lemonade When we walk, hand in hand, in the Easter Parade.
. Sow hardy annuals such as cornflowers and poached eggplants outside for flowering next year.
Take these few lines from the opening poem, "Words to Accompany a Bunch of Cornflowers": "Those beads of lapis, even the classical / Blues of dawn, are dimmed by comparison.
He was also a brilliantly talented actor with eyes the colour of cornflowers and a devoted Democrat.
n Cornflowers: 'These are such simple flowers but they are extremely eye-catching in a vase.' They produce the main flush of blooms in summer with a second flush in autumn.
These are the plants with which we generally start gardening - cornflowers and love-in-a mist, clarkia and godetia, larkspur, pot marigolds and California poppies.